The city of Mecca has always been synonymous with the Grand Mosque, which is the main qibla for Muslims around the world. Throughout the year, the city where the Prophet Muhammad was born is crowded with pilgrims who perform Umrah and in the month of Zulhijah it is used for the pilgrimage.
Apart from the Grand Mosque, there are many interesting places in Makkah to visit. If you have plans to carry out the Hajj or Umrah pilgrimage, below are recommendations for religious tourism spots in Makkah to study Islamic history that you can visit.
1. The Grand Mosque
The Grand Mosque is one of the most important places because it is where all the rituals related to Hajj and Umrah are performed. Every year millions of people come here to perform tawaf or circumambulate the Kaaba and also perform prayers.
The largest mosque in Mecca is never empty of …