Grand Mosque, Mecca

The ultimate pilgrimage for Muslims, Grand Mosque surrounds Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, thought to have been constructed by Abraham. The enormous mosque covers 35.7 hectares (88.2 acres) and can accommodate up to 1.2 million worshippers at a time. In the central courtyard lies the shrine, and a Zamzam well with holy water believed to have come straight from God. Watch the faithful flock to the site to pray and recite from the Qur'an. Security is tight and non-Muslim travelers will not be allowed to enter the city. Use our Mecca trip planner to visit Grand Mosque on your trip to Mecca, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • God Oh poor house there is no comment this is the holy place for Muslims and more than a billion Muslims go to him five times a day all over the world
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  • It is a good time to perform umrah so that the preparation of the poor look very suitable but it is preferred to perform at night to increase the temperature during the day, keep God safe
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