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Makkah is the holiest city of Islam, located in Saudi Arabia. The focal point of Makkah is Islam’s holiest site and the direction of Muslim prayer, the Kaaba, which is nestled within the Masjid Al-Haram. It is believed by Muslims to have been originally built by Abraham and his son Ishmael, thousands of years ago .Makkah is visited by millions more throughout the year for the lesser pilgrimage (the 'Umrah') and for the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan. Their experience encapsulates the spiritual high point of their lives, and remains indelibly etched in their memories forever. The teeming city is bustling with pilgrims from all over the globe and all walks of life, come together for the purpose of their faithful duties to their Lord.

Local Events

RAMADAN 2014

RAMADAN 2014

28 Jun

Ramadan in 2014 will start on Saturday, the 28th of June and will continue for 30 days until Sunday, the 27th of July. 

Hajj 2014

Hajj 2014

1 - 6 Oct

Hajj 2014 will fall between October 1 and October 6

Islamic New Year (Hijri)

Islamic New Year (Hijri)

25 Oct

The Islamic New Year (Al-Hijri) begins at sunset on October 25, 2014

ASHURA 2014

ASHURA 2014

3 Nov

The Day of Ashura is on the tenth day of Muharam in the Islamic Calendar

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