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Black Stone

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A life time dream

Twice I have ben to Makkah. first time with a lot of struggle, I touched the black stone (I believe... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Very hard to catch

it is very hard to catch this stone but always try may you succeed. if you don't catch don't be sad... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
ahmed a
Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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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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“holy place” (20 reviews)
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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Twice I have ben to Makkah. first time with a lot of struggle, I touched the black stone (I believe so, because I was just able to put my hand inside). But I felt it is unfair to be a part of rush to touch...More

1  Thank AnwarSUK
Reviewed 3 May 2017

it is very hard to catch this stone but always try may you succeed. if you don't catch don't be sad and just point to it with your right hand during your tawaf.

Thank ahmed a
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Allhamdulillah the best way to perform Umra is to go on Relative Visa around 15th of Maharrum. As that is the time when International Umra Visas are not entertained and only the locals are at Haram shareef. Madinah is like a ghost town. The road...More

Thank razia b
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It was extreme best time in my life to visit and see the Black Stone, hope Allah allow me again to visit.

Thank raziairtvl
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is dreaming all of moslem and I will be back again to Kaaba next year. Insya Allah .. Very Memorable.

Thank Leo-sang
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

This small black stone at the southern corner of kaabah almusharrafah is known to be from out of this plant. Our prophet peace be upon him kissed it and every muslim doing tawaf wants to do the same. I did so many times in the...More

1  Thank Abdullah A
Reviewed 25 April 2017

its very blessed place but please avoid pushing others. No doubt while we are their, we have emotional pull to touch Holly Black Stone but keep in mind your pushing may heart other Pilgrims

1  Thank Usman A
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

MashAllah i think its a great honour if u get a chance to visit kabha Mashallah May everyone get a chance to be there.In Sha Allah Again and again

1  Thank arkabdul
Reviewed 22 April 2017 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 !!

1  Thank Noor S
Reviewed 21 April 2017 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...More

1  Thank Maninawaz
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afzal m
28 August 2016|
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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.