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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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Umrah

Islamic pilgrimage. Very sacred place for Islamic. History of ProphetAbraham and Siti Hajar and Prophet Ismael.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Islamic pilgrimage. Very sacred place for Islamic. History of ProphetAbraham and Siti Hajar and Prophet Ismael.

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Thank salleh m
Najran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Once you visit Makkah the first thing you want to kiss the black stone but some times so difficult due to overcrowded and everyone want to kiss it

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Surabaya
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dont think there is any words to describe the feeling after seeing this spiritual stone from heaven. Amazing!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The journey around the Kaaba is a serious one and you pass the Black Stone 7 times, if you are lucky you can get close to it but with groups it makes it hard.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

-the energy that is felt when you enter here has no words for it -there are times when the guards are very rough and rude go in between prayer times for less crowds

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Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is stone said to be came from Jannah, every muslim want to kiss this holly stone. Its quite difficult to kiss this stone due to crowd.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A religious visit which words couldn't describe. Everything that you need is in the area and very close by. Fabulous trip.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing view and experience but the only toughest part is to get close to it due to every one one wants to touch it or kiss on it and that makes very difficult but I think around morning 110-1130 it's easier to try to touch or come close to the holy stone and it feels simply great to have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Around the black stone people do tawaaf / the tawaaf complete with 7 round around the black stone and the tawaaf is a part of umrah

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Malang, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Hajar aswad, spiritual stone from heaven, it's very hard to kiss it, we can only waive hand to it. It will recognise for those who has kiss it.

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