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Enriching Your Experience

After performing Hajj and the scared rituals, you can decide to enrich your experience by exploring the religious landmarks and historical exhibitions in Makkah.

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    Makkah is home to many historical monuments and archaeological museums that you can visit during your stay in the Haram area.  


    1. Cave of Hira (Ghar Hira) is a cave in which the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) received his revelation from Allah (SWT) through angel Gabriel.
    2. Mountain of Light (Jabal Al Nour) is the mountain where the Cave of Hira is found.
    3. Cave of Thawr (Ghar Thawr) is the cave in which the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) took refuge with Abu Bakr Al Siddiq, where they hid from the Quraish on their way to Madinah.
    4. Mount Arafat (Jabal Arafat) is the place where Adam and Eve reunited on Earth after falling from Heaven and where they confessed their sins and were forgiven. It is now a place where people confess their sins when performing Hajj.
    5. Bay’ah Mosque (Masjid Al Bay’ah) was built to commemorate the place where the Ansar pledged allegiance to the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH).
    6. Ayn Zubaydah was the initial source for providing water to pilgrims in the areas of the holy sites.
    7. Book your visit to the King Abdulaziz Complex for the Holy Kaaba Kiswah by clicking here.
    8. The Two Holy Mosques Architecture Exhibition showcases the history of the two holy mosques throughout different eras. Book your visit by clicking here.
    9. Ma’aradh Al Suhaba’a provides snippets from the lives of the companions of the Prophet Muhammed (PBUH).
    10. Clock Tower Museum offers an exceptional view of the Holy Haram from the highest point in Makkah.