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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Mecca

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Mecca with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Mecca area

This Mecca map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Mecca and surroundings

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Saudi Arabia

Eid al-Adha (Feast of sacrifice) is celebrated at the end of the Hajj. The date of the event changes every year. It is celebrated 70 days after the end of Ramadan. The festival is associated with an event described in the Quran: Allah ordered Ibrahim to sacrifice his son. He was replaced with a ram at the last moment. The selected animal (cow, ram, camel) must be an adult, healthy, and have no physical disabilities. The animal must be killed without suffering. The meat of a slaughtered animal is consumed during a joint meal. … Open

Photogallery of Mecca sights

Our guide to Mecca

Mecca for children - what to visit

However, it should be noted that there is a fairly large entertainment center in Mecca. You can go with the whole family there. It is located in Al Hijaz Mall. This is a major shopping center. It is the second most popular center after Makkah Mall. The shopping center is famous for comfort especially for visitors with children. The entertainment center is located on the top floor. There are standard slot machines … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

If you are not in the mood for a walk on the market, then in general it is quite possible not to change the money. You can pay by card. This opportunity is in all major stores. Please note that the country does not support the system of tax-free. An important point that may interfere with the plans of many European people – Friday is a day off in Saudi Arabia. Most shops are traditionally closed on this day. So … Open

Travel guide to Mecca

Traditional souvenir shops offer various fragrant oils and perfumes created on their basis. Female visitors simply cannot resist jewelry in the traditional Arabian style that often comes with precious and semiprecious stones. Beads, headwear in the national style, and special carpets for prayers handmade by local craftsmen are also popular categories of souvenirs. Visit local markets in order to shop for amazing … Open

Traditions and mentality of Mecca

All major Hajj events take place at the end of the first seven days of the month of Dhu al -Hijjah in Mecca. The rite of worship of the Kaaba is performed first. Hundreds of thousands of people perform this ritual every day, arriving in Mecca not for the Hajj, but for Umrah. This is a small pilgrimage that is not limited by time frames. The Kaaba is revered as the stone that Allah gave to Adam. This happened when … Open

Attractions and active leisure

If you are interested in pilgrimage, you will need a visa to travel here. However, it is worth warning that non-Muslims are not allowed in the city. If pilgrimage is the purpose of your visit to Mecca, it is worth paying attention to the requirements of the Ministry of Hajj to incoming pilgrims. For example, pilgrims who have already been to the city in recent years will not be able to visit Mecca again. The … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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