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Grand Mosque

The Great Mosque is the largest mosque in the world, the center of the muslim, which surrounds Islam's holiest place, Kaaba. It is the place where the “Hajj” is held every year.It is one of the largest annual gatherings of people in the world. Great Mosque is a huge complex, containing many buildings.

Black Stone

The Black Stone is a rock located in the center of the Grand Mosque. It is a very important islamic symbol. The traditions says that it is from the time of Adam and Eva. The Black stone was in Mecca since the pagan times and was set in the Great Mosque by Muhammad in AD 605.

Safa to Marwa

Safa and Marwa are two hills next to Kaaba in Mecca. Muslims, who become part of a famous Hajj, have to run between these two hills, in order to honour the memory of a holy mother and to feel her sacrifice for her son. According to the tradition she ran between the mountains seven time for her son.

Abraj Al-Bait Towers

"Jabal an-Nour is a mountain near Mecca, which is famous for the Hira cave. The mountain and the cave are not so big, yet they are one of the most famous tourist attractions in Mecca. The mountain is 640 metres tall. From a big distance it looks like 2 mountains sitting on each other. "

Masjid Taneem

Masjid e Taneem is a mosque about 5 miles away from the Holy Kaaba. The mosque has lots of legends connected with the Muhammad’s wife Aisha; that’s why the mosque is also called Masjid Aisha. Here, in the mosque, Aisa restricted herself and became religious. The masjid lies 7.5 km south from Mecca.

Kaaba
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Kaaba is a building at the center of the Great Mosque. It is the most iconic and visited site of Islam world. It is considered to be the House of God. According to the rule of Islam, wherever the muslims start to pray, they should face the Kaaba, so that the prayers go to the direction of Kaaba.

Station of Ibrahim

The Maqam Ibrahim (Arabic: مقام إبراهيم‎, translit. Maqām Ibrāhīm, lit. 'Station of Abraham') is a stone associated with Abraham (Ibrahim), Ishmael (Isma'il) and their rebuilding of the Ka'bah. The stone is located near the Ka'bah in the Great Mosque of Mecca. According to Islamic...

Mount Arafat

Mount Arafat or Mount Arafah (Arabic: جبل عرفات‎ transliterated Jabal ‘Arafāt) is a granite hill east of Mecca in the plain of Arafat. Arafat is a plain about 20 km (12 mi) southeast of Mecca. Mount Arafat reaches about 70 m (230 ft) in height and is also known as the Mount of Mercy...

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