Mecca

MECCA, SAUDI ARABIA, September 2016 - Muslim pilgrims from all over the world gathered to perform Umrah or Hajj at the Haram Mosque in Mecca.

Mecca

Mecca is the holiest city in the world in Islam. Prophet Muhammad (may the peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was born in Mecca.  Millions of Muslims make pilgrimage to Mecca every year known as Umrah and Hajj. Mecca is home to the largest and holiest mosque in the world named Masjid Al-Haram. The has 160,000 yards of floor space capable of allowing up to 1.2 million people to pray at any one time.