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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

 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

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

There are a lot of sightseeing and holy places in Mecca. The city is full of pilgrims during the Hajj season. Sightseeing in Mecca provides excellent experience to the visitors.  Mecca is governed by the Amin (Mayor) who is appointed by the government of Saudi Arabia. read more

Mecca Travel Guide

After Mecca went under the control of Saudi Arabia it did observe many changes and was soon recognized on the International front. In recent times Mecca has faced many changes in terms of technology and infrastructure. These days it is also an important trading center for Saudi Arabia. read more

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