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Points of Interest & Landmarks in Mecca

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  • Magath S
    4 contributions
    Mashallah super place to people and children friends everyone because perfect to People
    Because God is having to people
    Written 23 February 2024
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  • Jahangir A
    Dudley, UK1,212 contributions
    It does not matter what time you do your Tawaf there will always be a rugby match trying to access and kiss it. Unfortunately there is no common sense approach of just allowing those who have accessed it to just leave without trying to wrestle them back and at the same time no order and just lots of pushing for everyone to get access.

    On the plus side the reward is worth it.
    Written 4 November 2023
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  • DhakaPagla
    Dhaka City, Bangladesh230 contributions
    Watch out for wheelchair scammers. They might ask for money upfront, saying they need to use the restroom and promise to return. However, they won't come back. Don't give them money in advance.
    Written 15 January 2024
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  • Khalid8
    Singapore, Singapore127 contributions
    It was a spiritual experience to say the least. A must visit for all Muslims.

    The plan was to leave the hotel at 4.30. Hike up to the summit, do solat subuh, watch the sunrise and hike down. Didnt go as planned.

    We took Uber which cost 40 Riyal. The driver dropped us off at a dark alley and told us the start point is just a walk ahead. Unfortunately when we reached the supposedly start point it was boarded up. The start point and route had just been changed 3 days ago. We had to take another taxi to Hira Cultural Centre, the new start point, a spanking new complex.

    The new route was well-marked. There were quite a number of hikers going in both directions. The trail was both sandy and rocky. It then started to drizzle which made the rocks quite slippery. Some parts were quite steep and could be quite overwhelming for someone afraid of heights.

    When we reached the Hira Cave, I was so emotional. To be at the same place where Prophet Muhammad was, it was surreal. I managed to climb into the cave. The entry was narrow but manageable. A few people did their solat in the cave itself. I didn’t but decided to leave the cave to allow others to come in.

    We did our solat at the summit, at the roofless mushollah. The view was spectacular from the summit.

    When we hiked down, we could see the old closed route which we believed was so much steeper but much much shorter. The distance was only 4.2 km and it took us a total of 2.30 hours.
    Written 29 December 2023
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  • Sameer N
    Jeddah, Saudi Arabia1 contribution
    The views were amazing. Thousands of hajis are here for the prayers. This is one of the places where every wish is fulfilled.
    Written 4 October 2023
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