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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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Every Muslim should try to go. You should try to kiss the stone but if you are not too strong. Don't do ..it can be a bit difficult.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 April 2016
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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Easton, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Every Muslim should try to go. You should try to kiss the stone but if you are not too strong. Don't do ..it can be a bit difficult.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Impossible to get to especially for women. Too much pushing. Better to stay back n perform your niyyat

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is placed on the South East corner of Holy Kaaba. It is placed on man height, easily reachable if the place is empty. By touching this and kissing this stone any one get generous blessing from ALL MIGHTY ALLAH.

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Thank sarkam64
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

All I can say is wow!!! What a beautiful place... If you get a chance to kiss the stone do it .. I would recommend doing it around Isha time or fajr time it's a lot easier. Be prepared to be pushed and nudged slot of ppl want to do it as well..

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Singapore
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23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

What can I say? Thousands try to kiss the stone and not all get the opportunity. Too much rush and pushing just to get a glimpse or touch. It's wrong what these people doing. Pushing others is not what Islam teach us.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

We get fulfillment of the visit to the holy mosjid once we kiss the stone. But kissing is a tough job and you have to manage the crowd. Not suitable for women, elders and children. Adviced to be in the line and move forward without giving uo to the pushes and pulls.

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Thank hijazm
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I made Omra this weekend along with my wife and kids. We stayed at Movenpick hotel in makka. I will be visiting makka once a month in sha Allah. I am planning to make hajj too

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Aqaba, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

The place where you feel reassured and comfort, a different kind of sense you will feel that you are a new person.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

The black stone is on the Corner of the Kaaba. Accessibility is very difficult as everyone would like to get there if possible. It is always full so I cannot recommend a good time to visit the Black stone

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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

This holy land is a super congested at times but full of spiritual. I believe should all muslim understand the spirit of this city, the kaaba, the haram we are given the unbeatable miracle to unite all muslim. The question is, do we actually do it?

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