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Mecca 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 Mecca 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 Mecca 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 Mecca useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Mecca!

Mecca Travel Guide

Muhammad, a Islamic prophet, gave birth to the religion of Islam in Mecca during the 7th century. Mecca is known for its important contributions during the period when Islam was in its infancy. Before 1924 Mecca was governed by sharifs but after 1924 Saudis took over Mecca and since then Mecca has been part of Saudi Arabia. read more

Mecca Nightlife

Mecca is the holiest city of the Muslims. Millions of Muslims come to Mecca to perform hajj (pilgrimage). The hajj attracts more than 2 million people every year from different parts of the world.  Mecca is the center of Islamic world and the birthplace of the holy prophet (PBUH). read more

Mecca Sightseeing

The ZamZam well has an equally enchanting myth. According to Islamic faith, Hajar/Hagar, the wife of Abraham, in search for water for her little son Ishmael, went up and down the two hills of Safa and Marwah seven times. The angel Jibril [ Gabriel] was then sent by God who dug a hole and let the spring out. Islamic traditions believe the water of the ZamZam well to be blessed enough to satiate both hunger and thirst... read more

Mecca History

 In 570, Muhammad was born in Mecca.  His revelations began in 610 A.D. and thus began Meccan monotheism in the form of Islam.  Muhammad left Mecca in 622 because of great persecution.  The Muslims who stayed behind were at constant conflict with the Quraysh tribe.  The final battle, the Battle of the Trench, occurred in 627 and ended with the defeat of the tribe.  The following year they entered into a treaty... read more

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