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Address: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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This holy stone is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone...

This holy stone is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone building towards which all Muslims pray. Many Muslims believe that the stone (originally white but now black from absorbing the sins of man) fell from heaven during the time of Adam and Eve.

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Stone with many stories

Prophet Muhammad PBUH did kiss this stone during his hajj . This stone cannot clean up sin . Nevertheless people struggle to death to kiss this stone !!

Reviewed 3 days ago
Noor S
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Prophet Muhammad PBUH did kiss this stone during his hajj . This stone cannot clean up sin . Nevertheless people struggle to death to kiss this stone !!

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Thank Noor S
Oxford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have kissed the Hajar Alaswad when I was a teenager, allhamdulillah manage to kiss it this time as well without pushing or accepting any one. Please be worn it's always really busy there every one to kiss it so there is a lot of pushing and pulling. Sisters please be advised it's not something you will be comfortable doing.... More 

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Thank Maninawaz
Cairo, Egypt
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22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing experience seeing and touching a stone that is from heaven. Best day in my life I can not fault it. wish I can go there again and again

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Thank DR-Mohdn
Istanbul
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The atmosphare of this place is unbelievable, you think like at home, with family. You have to live it, it is not the pale you can explain.

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Thank serdalis
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a beautiful moment if you get the opportunity to touch and kiss Hajrul Aswad. It will bring you to tears, because the amount of Sabr and commitment you have to have to make your way through the crowds without harming other pilgrims is a testament to your love for Allah.

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Thank azminarasheed
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting that place is enough to change your life and clean you mind of all negative energy you may meet in this life

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Thank Mahmoud K
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best thing must kiss in this world. However almost impossible to reach nearby due to huge crowed. Insha Allah! Will Kiss Once.

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Thank Siraj K
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Say "Bismillahi Allahu Akbar" to begin your Tawaf everytime you pass the Black Stone (Hajar Aswad). Touch it if you will, but be carefull with the crowd, keep safe and try not to get hurt or even hurt other people since everyone also wants to go there. Some say you would get easiness if you have a doubtfull will then... More 

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Thank Gadis A
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When kiss it you feel that you winning a great work , racing to kiss or touching it make you to participate in this spiritual race , hope to repeat this experiment another times .

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Thank Osama M
Lahore, Pakistan
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at marwa Al Rayhaan by Rotana. It was very comfortable and convenient. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The location was excellent.

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