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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

Makkah or Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is the holiest place in the world for Muslims. The city of Mecca is situated in the Hijaz area of the western side of Saudi Arabia, in a narrow valley. Mecca is about 73 kilometers from Jeddah, the capital of Saudi Arabia. The Red Sea is at a distance of about 80 kilometers from Mecca. Every year, thousands of Muslims assemble here from all over the world in a pilgrimage known as Hajj,... read more

Makkah History

 In his book that traces the history of the Ka'ba, Edward Gibbon had written that the nation had been respecting the religion and the holy place of Mecca for a long time, in spite of the changes in the rites enforced by various families, tribes, and leaders. He noted that the antiquity of the Ka'ba went beyond the era of Jesus Christ. He quoted the Greek historian, Diodorus Siculus that all Arabians comprising of the... read more

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