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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 modern city of Mecca has got a population of about 1,700,000. The city is at an elevation of 277 meters above sea level. The city is ruled by the Mecca Municipality, with the mayor, known as Amin, getting appointed by the Government of Saudi Arabia. The municipality council consists of 14 members, who are elected locally. Mecca is the capital of the entire Makkah province that includes the Saudi capital, Jeddah.... read more

Makkah History

The Ka'ba in Mecca is held by the Muslims as the first place that God created on earth, having direct contact with the heavenly power and bliss. Muslims believe that the Ka'ba or ‘House of God’ was built by one of their holy personalities, Abraham, with the assistance of his son Ishmael, around 2,000 B.C. This reference is found in Quran; 2:127. “When Abraham built the foundations of the holy shrine with the... read more

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