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umra and hajj

The black stone is very hard to reach at times. just be patient and you will get to it. Don't try... read more

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The most precious stone from paradise

Stones from paradise, it was white and became black due to the humans' sins. You're lucky to touch... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2017
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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This holy stone is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone building towards which all Muslims pray. Many Muslims believe that the stone (originally white but now black from absorbing the sins of man) fell from heaven during the time of Adam and Eve.
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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The black stone is very hard to reach at times. just be patient and you will get to it. Don't try to achieve to touch it and get hurt in the process.

Thank faroukmam
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Stones from paradise, it was white and became black due to the humans' sins. You're lucky to touch it as you follow profit Muhammad (peace be upon him and upon all Allah's messengers) doing.

Thank A F
Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you are lucky and get a chance do try to kiss the stone or you can use your hands gestures but also be careful if you are with family and wearing glasses , you can get hurt .

Thank atifs2016
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

It's normal stone but profit prophet Mohammad treat it differently by kissing or touching it so we are following him and sure that this is not normal one

Thank Wassim Y
Reviewed 16 June 2017

moslem all over the world is urge to get here, if they have an ability -money and time-, this is the centre for shalat -prayer of moslem- you can prayer with god wand asked him what ever you want and isha allah it will come...More

Thank Bakhtiar A
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Best place in the world ever , only there you can find peace and faith. Where everyone is the same no difference

Thank Duaa B
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

During my visit for Umra I usually try to kiss Black Stone however in rush hour I never try as only Istislam; saluting with hands only suffice to to complete rituals of Tawaf in Hajj and Umra. In my recent visit it was very hot...More

Thank yousafzai67
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Alhamdulillah with the help of Allah I had a chance touch and kiss the stone (during my umrah time). It was not easy tho, I tried many times from several direction before I made it. Here are bunch of my suggestions (based on my experience):...More

Thank dickiiy
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Great place ,luv to see first time in life , having no words to write about my feeling ,the have all things which need a human being,

Thank syedaJS s
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We muslims believe that this is a stone from heaven. It was white when profit Ibrahim put in the Kabbah, but it turned black throughout the years affected bu the sins of human beings on the earth. Anyway, it is a ritual to try to...More

Thank Monnturbo
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afzal m
28 August 2016|
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Response from Mahmoud_Swailem | Reviewed this property |
Yes. OMRA visa
Craig R
24 July 2016|
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Response from sarkam64 | Reviewed this property |
Non Muslims are not allowed in Mecca and Madina. All other places are allowed to visit.