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Touching and kissing the black stone is sunnah, but there is no benefit in it. Many people will... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2016
aerosid
,
Ballarat, Australia
Black stone

According to Wikipedia The Black Stone (or Hajarul Aswad, Arabic: الحجر الأسود‎‎ al-Ḥajar... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
nasser a
,
Muscat, Oman
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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 4 December 2016

Touching and kissing the black stone is sunnah, but there is no benefit in it. Many people will fight to tough it, there is always a crowd of people trying to smash their way in. My advise, start from the closest point from the Kaaba,...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

According to Wikipedia The Black Stone (or Hajarul Aswad, Arabic: الحجر الأسود‎‎ al-Ḥajar al-Aswad) is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone building located in the center of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is revered by Muslims as an Islamic...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The minute you see this gorgeous house of Allah you will no doubt feel emotional. The best thing i have ever done and seen.

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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Good time to pray at holy mosque.. There are no comments befitting to this holy place but all they say is the only place I feel safe

1  Thank Bader A
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Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Very difficult to get to even near No organization like having a line to approach the black stone This is something the authorities need to look into so as to make it easy for both men and ladies I pray for that

1  Thank essop m
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Tough to reach and it worth it. We won't kiss it unless we have seen our Rasoul Mohammed kissed it. Wonderful experience.

1  Thank Alaa M
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Attractive prices. Varieties of food. Quick , serving not only checking but shrimps as well . One meal with 12 riyal enough for two persons

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I can say one word, i didnt find better place ever in my life. Kissing the black stone is everyone's wish ( who is visiting mecca)

1  Thank Sa S
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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

what can be said about hajr e aswad it is a angel who recognises all the hajjis and will be witness to all the hajis

1  Thank Aelia H
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great mosque Alhamdulillah very beautiful design I want to again try for Hajj Please pray for me Please please please

1  Thank Nobel H
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Yes. OMRA visa
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Non Muslims are not allowed in Mecca and Madina. All other places are allowed to visit.
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