Abu Abdullah Mohammad Ibn Battuta, the famous Muslim traveler, writer &
He attended a small school in his village and took deep interest in studying .
Ibn Battuta made a successful journey across Afghanistan to India
Ibn has written a very interesting book about life in the Sultan’s Court and
customs about the people of India.
The Sultan liked Ibn Battuta so much
He died in 1377.
Ibn Battuta traveled total were approximately
list of places that he visited:
Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt ,Iraq ,Libya and
Ibn Battuta's first trip was a hajj to the Islamic
holy city of Mecca, in what is now Saudi Arabia.
He stayed in Mecca for a few weeks, visiting holy
sites and studying with Islamic scholars.
Ibn Battuta decided to continue traveling.
Beginning in 1326, Ibn Battuta journeyed through
what are today Iraq and Iran.
He traveled not only to study Islam but also to learn
about other cultures.
In 1334, Ibn Battuta arrived in Delhi, India, where he
sought a high-paying job in the government of the
Ibn Battuta worked for the sultan as a qadi, or judge. In
this government position, Ibn Battuta became quite
In 1342, the sultan appointed Ibn Battuta as an
ambassador to China.
Ibn Battuta decided to continue his journey he visited
what are now the Maldive Islands.
In 1346, Battuta began his return trip home to
Morocco. Battuta arrived in Tangier in 1350.
He left Morocco at the age of 21 and returned at the age
of 45—a 24-year adventure! Once back, Battuta did
not stay in Morocco for long.
Battuta sailed across the Mediterranean Sea to
In 1354, Ibn Battuta returned to Morocco.
Ibn Battuta told his many adventures to a writer, who
turned the events into a travel book.
How Ibn Battuta spent the remaining years of his life is
unknown. He died in Fez around 1369.