The most important landmarks in Mecca

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Sacred Mosque

The Grand Mosque (in English: al-Masjid al-āarām) represents the Greatest Mosque in Islam, the most sacred of which is the kiss of Muslims in their prayers, and to it pilgrimages each year, knowing that the history of the oldest part in the modern form of the mosque dates back to the sixteenth century AD, and has been completed Carrying out many expansion and modification operations to show the mosque the way it is today, as this expansion included a number of important religious landmarks, such as: the shrine of Ibrahim, Bir Zamzam, Al-Safa, and Marwa.

Holy Kaaba

The Holy Kaaba (English: Ka يتbah) is a sacred building in the middle of the Grand Mosque Square, where it was built before the emergence of Islam, and it represents the kiss of Muslims in their prayers, and around it circumvent during the performance of the Hajj pilgrimage, and it is worth noting that the building has undergone during its history of many restorations and reforms; To appear as it appears today, knowing that the height of the Kaaba is about 15 m, while the size of its base is (10 m × 14 m).

Clock Tower Hotel

The Hotel Clock Tower is located near the Grand Mosque, and it is one of the most prominent landmarks of the city of Mecca. It is the tower that contains the longest hour in the world, and it is considered the second tallest building in the world in 2011, in addition to being above The largest facade clock in the world, and within it includes many hotel suites, a huge shopping center, and many facilities.

Daphne of Thor

Cave of Thor is located on a small mountain with a height of about 761 m, and this laurel has a great religious importance for Muslims, for it is the one who embraced the Prophet Muhammad – may God bless him and grant him peace – and his companion Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq during their migration to Medina .

Mecca Museum

The Makkah Museum is considered one of the most important museums in the city of Mecca, and it is located in the Al-Zahir Palace building, and includes inside it many historical, archaeological, and ancient inscriptions found in the land of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in addition to many shows that Shows Islamic Calligraphy, and Arabic Calligraphy.


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