Mecca Nightlife, Saudi Arabia
Mecca, Saudi Arabia - 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).
Mecca is home to the Kaaba and the grand mosques. The non Muslims are not allowed to enter in this city.
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.
Nightlife in Mecca has many attractions for the Muslims from all around the world.
The city is so well planned and organized that millions of pilgrims and foreigners can be accommodated in it. There are many hotels, restaurants and cafes in Mecca, Saudi Arabia.
The pilgrims spend their days and nights in prayers. Mecca becomes city of lights during the nighttime and the night presents the same atmosphere as the day. The worshipers spend their nights in the Masjid Al Haram, mosques and other holy places.
Mecca offers a lot of accommodation options to the visitors. There are many five star and luxurious hotels. Some of the best hotels in Mecca include InterContinental Dar Al Tawhid, Le Meridien Makkah, Hilton Makkah, Sheraton Makkah Hotel Towers, Makkah Al Mukaramah Elaf Ajyad, Hotel Elaf Al Sud. On the internet, you can check the rates and facilities offered by these hotels. A prior booking in a hotel is necessary before you plan your visit to Mecca. The hotels in Mecca offer a full array of amenities and nightlife activities.
There are also many shopping centers and restaurants in Mecca. The restaurants offer a lot of dining options including traditional Arabic foods, Egyptian foods, Pakistani and Indian food. Spending night in Mecca, provides you peaceful and unforgettable memories of your life.
Mecca has a lot of holy places for Muslims like Kaaba, Mount Arafat, Hima Huraymila, Mountain of light, Kaaba, Ja'aronah and Masjid al Haram. Some of the famous sights in Mecca include the following.
Masjid Al Haram (Holy Mosque)
Masjid Al Haram is the main destination of pilgrims. Masjid Al Haram is a very big mosque and it can accommodate more than 820,000 worshipers. Masjid Al haram has a sprawling structure. It was initially constructed by the Prophet Ibrahim and his son Ismail. Since then the mosque has been reconstructed many times.
The monarch and rulers of different ages commissions renovation and expand of this mosque to accommodate pilgrims. The mosque is very beautifully constructed and it has columned structure, radiant ceilings, and tiled floors. No matter if it is daytime or nighttime, thousands of people are always present in Masjid Al Haram.
Mountain of light ((Jabal al noor) The mountain of light is the prime attraction for the tourists in Mecca.
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.
There are many travel and tour operators and you can plan you visit to Mecca through them. A travel agent can plan your visit to Mecca according to your budget and mood.
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