Hadith on Masajid: Best places are mosques, worst are markets

Abu Huraira reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The most beloved of places to Allah are the mosques, and the most hated of places to Allah are the markets.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 671

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ أَبِي هُرَيْرَةَ أَنَّ رَسُولَ اللَّهِ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ أَحَبُّ الْبِلَادِ إِلَى اللَّهِ مَسَاجِدُهَا وَأَبْغَضُ الْبِلَادِ إِلَى اللَّهِ أَسْوَاقُهَا

671 صحيح مسلم كتاب المساجد ومواضع الصلاة باب فضل الجلوس في مصلاه بعد الصبح وفضل المساجد