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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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The stone to wash your sins

It's absoluley busy 24/7 to kiss this stone, we were in makkah for 7 days and stayed in the closest hotel, so we can go to Masjid Al Haram any time, we tried our level best to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Fozia M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's absoluley busy 24/7 to kiss this stone, we were in makkah for 7 days and stayed in the closest hotel, so we can go to Masjid Al Haram any time, we tried our level best to kiss this stone, but unfortunately we couldn't as its always crowded there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To have the opportunity to kiss the black stone is every Muslims dream and to have been able to do it is a blessing.

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Thank Rashid E
capetown
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The story of the black stone is one which symbolises unity. In the time of the Prophet Muhammad (peAce be upon him) the Kabaa was rebuilt and building work was done by four tribes. When the last stone had to be put in place the tribes argued as to who would place the final stone. The prophet (peace be upon... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a rare and unique opportunity, not to be missed! It requires extreme love and devotion, and to kiss the black stone; avoid Zuhr and Asr prayer times, before and after azaan. it is very crowded during the day and the crowds are more violent and rough. I tried first time which was successful which was at 11.15pm approx.... More 

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

kissing the black stone not a easy task but here is some ways it make easy for you. No.1 in the Month of Shawal and after 15 Of Moharam there is no rush in the Haram and you can kiss the black stone very easy. no.2 30 mintus befor Asar prayer you should be near thr wall of Kabba in... More 

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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be able to kiss black stone is rare n hard...best go mth of June during day v hot weather less crowd but be mindful of dry hot weather with heat 44 degrees may not be wise... floor also heatup ...be prepared to queue hrs before get to stone by Allah grace..though remember don't endanger yrslf coz its not a... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The black stone is fixed with the kaabah and people will to kiss it , since it sucks all the bad deeds committed by Muslims . It is pretty difficult to kiss it as no line system is there . Hundreds of people gather you may be exhausted . For women it is better to stay back since it is... More 

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Stanger, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a blessing if you get a chance to kiss the blessed black stone in the corner of the holy Kaaba peacefully. It is no benefit but in fact a sin to push and fight to get a chance to kiss this blessed stone. The best time to get a chance is between 8 to 11 am

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most peaceful place on Earth. Opening all gates to your inner soul with all people equal. Aspiring for forgiveness and paradise in the hereafter.

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El Geneina, Sudan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alhamdulillah I could kiss inside the stone. It needs rahmat from Allah the Almighty to touch it.It becomes very difficult to go closer to the Stone. Every body tries his best to go closer to it. I attempted thrice and could go once. I request all not to push others to reach there. If almighty wants you to go there... More 

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