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Hopefully everyone gets to see it

Mashallah I hope everyone gets to see this place. Amazing It is always crowded..... Spiritual... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alkhateeb77
via mobile
Umrah

One of the most iconic landmarks of Islam. It is believed to have a heavenly origin and to kiss it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NaseemVora
via mobile
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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 days ago via mobile

Mashallah I hope everyone gets to see this place. Amazing It is always crowded..... Spiritual place.....

Thank Alkhateeb77
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most iconic landmarks of Islam. It is believed to have a heavenly origin and to kiss it is one of the most cherished desires of every Muslim

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally I was there, finally I live to see the black stone, the stone from the heaven and the sins of us transformed it to black.. I wish that I can visit it again and again

Thank Manoul
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As others will push to touch it, Truly special place and great reward but however how many incur multiple sins in harming others to go and touch/kiss it?

Thank MGRother
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stone from the heavens it’s hard to reach and kiss it. So most people kiss it from far as part of their umrah. I tried a couple of times to kiss it but it’s very difficult as people r pushing and for women I...More

Thank Aye S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hajar (Stone) / Aswad (Black), thats how the name The Black Stone. It is believed to be a stone from the Heaven.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

most people go crazy to try kiss/touch the stone, the guards might be overwhelmed with it, so they only watch for over possessive people but not helping with the lines. just try to do so with your own content.

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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

The Black Stone or the Ka'aba is the direction towards which the Muslims around the world perform their daily prayers (Namaz).

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

It is very amazing. People have great respect for this stone as it was placed by last prophet. There are lot of things said about it. To me it was a story behind how this stone was placed by including all leaders of the town....More

Thank 967syedw
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The Ka’bah, also known as Baytullah (The House of Allah) is the first house built for humanity to worship Allah (Glorified and Exalted is He). The small, cubed building may not rival other famous buildings in terms of size but its impact on history and...More

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afzal m
28 August 2016|
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Response from Mahmoud_Swailem | Reviewed this property |
Yes. OMRA visa
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Craig R
24 July 2016|
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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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