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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 History

 Members of the Quraysh violated the treaty but in the end, they surrendered to Muhammad. This is when Mecca, as we know it now, began to develop.  The Kaaba, along with the rest of the city, was cleansed of the idols.  Mecca was declared by Muhammad to be the holiest site of Islam pilgrimage.  Shortly thereafter, Muhammad moved to Medina.  After Muhammad’s death in 632, the city still attracted pilgrims from... read more

Mecca Travel Guide

Makkah Al-Mukarramah (known as Mecca or Makkah or Meccah in short) is the holiest city for people who follow Islam as their religion. Kaaba, a cuboidal structure located within the al-Masjid al-Haram mosque, happens to be the holiest monument for Muslims which they visit for the yearly Hajj pilgrimage. Around 2 million Muslims visit Mecca every year to perform Hajj. The fastest growing city is also the capital of... 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 Nightlife

The cave of hira is the holiest destination of Muslims. In this cave, Gabriel Angel is said to have revealed himself to the prophet Muhammad (PBUH). The prophet is known to have spent much time in this cave. The cave is a sight of origin of Islam and the Muslims hold it in great revere, it also brings spiritual bliss and peace. read more

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