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Mecca or Makkah or Bakkah as mentioned in Al Qur'an the capital of Makkah province in the Saudi Arabia Kingdom, the most populous region in Saudi Arabia. Historically Mecca has been famous as a pilgrimage destination for Muslims around the world and as the birthplace of Prophet Mohammad. Its geolocation between Asia, Africa and Al Sham strengthened its trade and political power. Mecca was the en route for goods passing from Africa and the Far East to Syria.Mecca’s culture is sacred and rich due to the millions of pilgrims who come to the city each year, making it the most diverse city in the Muslim world. Pilgrims arrive at the city each year for the obligatory Hajj. Today more than 15 million Muslims visit Mecca annually, including several million during the few days of Al Hajj and Ramadan. Among the religious landmarks which attract pilgrims to Mecca are Masjid Al Haram, Al Haram Al Sharif, Zamzam, and Mina - the tent city to mention a few, with Masjid Al Haram or the Sacred Mosque the biggest mosque in the world which surrounds the holiest place on earth in Islam Al Kaaba, being the most important pilgrimage attraction and religious site in Islam. It’s the place where every Muslim is required to perform Al Hajj at least once in his or her lifetime through circumambulation of the Kaaba. Following that Muslims also drink water from the holy well of Zamzam which is located within the Greatest Mosque. Today many Hotel Chains have constructed Hotels surrounding Al Haram Al Sharif to provide accommodations for pilgrims. Mecca also hosts the Fairmont Clock Tower which is known to have the largest clock tower in the world after Big Ben, making it a primary attraction for pilgrims after a holy day of performing Al-Hajj, to relax, have some foods & drinks and do some shopping as well. Various means of transportation are available in Mecca. Public Busses tour around the city heading usually to Al Haram area. Other than that tourists can use Taxis, or rent a personal car. The climate is very hot during the summertime while keeps warm during the winter, making it an attractive period to perform Al Hajj.Yamsafer offers various accommodations in Mecca ranging from Hotels to self-serviced apartments to serviced apartments. While here you are recommended to book a hotel room close to Al Haram Al Sharif. Yamsafer offers special deals for Hotels overlooking Al Kaabah and Al Haram Al Sharif so you don’t have to walk for a long distance to reach Al Haram, especially for less abled pilgrims

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