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Don't try too hard

I grew up in Saudi Arabia in from late 60s till early 80s. So, I went to Makkah several times; in... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hajre-Aswad A Blessing every Muslim would want to have...! But be mindful of others.

Yes ...! no doubt a Sunnah to follow and a inner fulfillment to attain if possible to touch or kiss... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mohammad A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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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Reviewed 6 days ago

I grew up in Saudi Arabia in from late 60s till early 80s. So, I went to Makkah several times; in those days it wasn't so crowded; so, I was blessed to have touched and kissed the black stone several times but now it seems...More

Thank Mumtaz400
Reviewed 6 days ago

Yes ...! no doubt a Sunnah to follow and a inner fulfillment to attain if possible to touch or kiss this stone from Heaven as history tells us. However its not easy to reach and do this. Certainly not easy for women and for men...More

Thank Mohammad A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I touched many times black stone and kissed Alhamdulillah. This is most gift in my life. No one miss the chance

Thank Syed S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best way to get to hajr e aswad is right after Farz Namaz because tawaf was stopped for Farz and females are taken out of tawaf so you could reach to it right after Namaz easily. But still it will require a lot of...More

Thank Hassam K
Reviewed 3 November 2017

I was so close to the blackstone, less than 5 years but couldn't get near the stone as it was too crowded get near.

Thank Shalim R
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We all know that black stone is a stone of paradise and it's every Muslim dream is to kiss or touch this holy stone. But, to kiss it or touch it is a near death experience as one of the reviewers described here. I feel...More

Thank Omar O
Reviewed 20 October 2017

You will find everyone rushing towards the stone just for kiss. The stone was kissed by the prophet Mohammad (S) and it can erase your sins. Alhamdulillah.

Thank ctmradi
Reviewed 20 October 2017

if have seen it you are lucky and if you touch it you are blessed and if you kiss it there is nothing else in the world that is compared to it . an amazing experience of no match , a dream to do

Thank Osama K
Reviewed 13 October 2017

The holiest place for Muslims. You feel it would be a hard journey, once you are there, time doesn't exist. Worshiping God will give you the strength to do all that is required. If you are there pray for us. ربي اغفر لي ولوالدي وارحمهما...More

Thank Alkarouni
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a black stone established on the Holy Kaaba. Very Holy stone though most of the pilgrim hardly can touch it; a group of men and their relatives keep this area under their control and hardly allow other to touch it. This act is...More

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afzal m
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Response from Mahmoud_Swailem | Reviewed this property |
Yes. OMRA visa
Craig R
24 July 2016|
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Response from sarkam64 | Reviewed this property |
Non Muslims are not allowed in Mecca and Madina. All other places are allowed to visit.