Your visual entry to the Muslim world
The foundation of the city was laid when the Prophet Ismail (pbuh) found the water source Zam zam. Later, he and Propeht Ibrahim (pbut), built the Ka'ba - the House of God. The city became center for prayers and pilgrimage.
Masjid al Haram
The Kaba - the House of God
. Muslims pray facing the Kaba five times a day. One important place in the Muslim pilgrimage - Hajj and Umrah. Pictures are from 2007, 2008 and 2009.
The plains of Arafah - the most important place during the annual Pilgrimage (Hajj). Hajj pictures are from 2007 - the others from 2008.
The cave where Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) received the first Revelation of the Qur'an.