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A lifetime must

The most humbling sights one will ever have an experience that will never be forgotten. A MUST TO... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
abdulrahmanishaq
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London, United Kingdom
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Best for ever

I love hajiraswat when I kiss it I feel so good may allah grand every one to vist it you will enjoy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ahmed K
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This holy stone is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone building towards which all Muslims pray. Many Muslims believe that the stone (originally white but now black from absorbing the sins of man) fell from heaven during the time of Adam and Eve.
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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most humbling sights one will ever have an experience that will never be forgotten. A MUST TO SEE AT LEAST ONCE IN A LIFETIME.

1  Thank abdulrahmanishaq
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love hajiraswat when I kiss it I feel so good may allah grand every one to vist it you will enjoy it mostly when you in crowed

Thank Ahmed K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were extremely keen to touch the black stone but unfortunately every time we went there were always men pushing and shoving it was near impossible to touch without geting squashed or pushing others to get close!

Thank glasgow007
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

The importance of this stone is very high. I did try to reach it every time I visit but the crowd deters me from doing so. Maybe one day, I'll get a chance to reach and kiss this stone. But never try to cause any...More

Thank Jafar S
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Alhamdulillah Allah give us chance to the stone 2 times in this trip even my wife too . My son Kalifa & bro Faizal touched 4 times with huge crowds. Whoever knows and yaqin with kissing and holding Hajarul Aswad, there will be no musibah...More

Thank Hajishahul
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I was planning to find a solution to kiss the stone, and as it very crowded and it’s impossible, so after doing tawaf in the early. Hours of fajar Salah I stood in near the stone and as soon as the salah finished I just...More

Thank VelvetyGinger
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

you have to punch a minimum of 4 people to try and touch it. i punched no one don't worry but i also didnt touch it

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

As much has we all have a strong wish and desire to touch its impossible. Some system needs to be created to allow females an equal opportunity without pushing and in a dignified manner.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

It's difficult. But where there's a will there's a way...this trip of mine proved it. Best time is perhaps at around 10pm...

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Very difficult to reach for strong man and impossible for women and children. Although prophet Mohamed peas upon him recommend waving in spite of touching not to bother other Muslim.

Thank A.A R
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Response from Mahmoud_Swailem | Reviewed this property |
Yes. OMRA visa
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Response from sarkam64 | Reviewed this property |
Non Muslims are not allowed in Mecca and Madina. All other places are allowed to visit.
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