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*المدينة المنورة*, a city in the Hejaz region of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, north of Mecca and inland from Yanbo.

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As of April 2023, is preregistration required prior to visiting sites like Mecca and Medina during Umrah?

I will be visiting Mecca and Medina in early May 2023 for Umrah. Is preregistration mandatory to perform Umrah in Mecca as well as for visiting various religious sites in Medina and Mecca? I’ve seen ...
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The Haramain Railway or Mecca-Medina Railway

This is an extension on the other question about Mecka: Is it allowed as a non-moslem to take the train to Mecka, stay in the nearabouts of the station and then take the train to Medina ? Without ...
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Are non-Muslims allowed to visit the Prophet's Mosque in Medina?

Are non-Muslims allowed to visit the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, assuming you are allowed into Saudi Arabia in the first place? Wikivoyage mentions that non-Muslims aren't allowed into central Medina:...
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