In the western side of Saudi Arabia lies Medina, the second holiest location for the Islamic religion, after the city of Mecca. Every year, hundreds of thousands of Islamic pilgrims visit Al-Masjid an-Nabawi, Medina’s major landmark, also known as the Prophet's Mosque. Non-Muslims may enter the outskirts of the city but they are forbidden from reaching its centre and sacred core. Watch the live HD cameras in this city and discover its most important sites.

Population: 1.28 million inhabitants

Main attractions: Al-Masjid an-Nabawi and its Green Dome, Quba Mosque, Masjid al‑Qiblatayn, Mount Uhud

Nearest Airports: Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport (MED), also known as Medina Airport, is 15 km away from Medina’s centre (mostly domestic flights and a limited number of international flights to Cairo, Dubai, Bahrain Doha, Kuwait and Istanbul)

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