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Makkah Map, Saudi Arabia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Makkah Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Makkah with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Makkah useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Makkah!

Makkah Travel Guide

The administration had embarked upon the construction of the huge towers named Abraj Al-Bait, one of the tallest buildings in the world, with a height of 577 meters. The towers are expected to be completed in 2009. An ancient structure, the Qishla, which faced the Grand Mosque, was originally an Ottoman castle. The structure was removed by the Saudi government to facilitate the construction of modern hotels and... read more

Makkah History

Mecca is referred to in the Quran, the Bible, and the Jewish Encyclopedia, as Baca or Baccah, meaning ‘weeping’, to signify the distress underwent by Hagar, when she was forced to stay in the desert with Ishmael. Baca is also considered to mean ‘lack of stream’, which is descriptive of the barren nature of the desert area in which it is situated. The only stream in that area is Zam-Zam or Zamzam near the Ka'ba... read more

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