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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

In olden days Mecca was also called as Becca. It is located 80 km away from Red Sea and is 277 meters above sea level. The city has natural borders in form of mountains around it. A uniquely built mosque (The Grand Mosque) is situated in such a manner that its altitude is lower than any other land in Mecca. read more

Mecca History

 In the mid 14th century, the Black Death reached Mecca.  In the early 16th century, the local government gave supremacy of the city to the Ottoman Empire.  In 1802, the city was taken by the First Saudi State who held the city for approximately 11 years, after which the Ottoman Empire regained the city.  After more than a century of occasional conflict and the rise and fall of different Meccan and Saudi... read more

Mecca Sightseeing

The holiest city in Islam is Mecca or Makkah, located in Saudi Arabia. Non-Muslims are not allowed to enter Mecca. This is the city where each year, around three million Muslims gather for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. The city is more than 2000 years old, and according to Islamic tradition, was built by Abraham [Ibrahim] and his son Ishmael. In the ancient days, it used to be a popular caravan route as well as the... 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

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