Ziyarat / Places to Visit in Makkah

Sayyidutuna Maymuna (RA) was one of the wives of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)

Grave of Sayyidah Maymuna (RA)

Jabal Nur contains the Cave of Hira where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) received the first revelation.

Jabal Nur

Jabal Rahma (Mount of Mercy) marks the area where Adam and Hawa were reunited on earth and sought forgiveness. This is also where pilgrims gather on the 9th Dhil Hijja, the focal point of the Hajj.

Jabal Rahma, Arafaat

Jabal Thawr is the mountain that contains the cave in which the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Abu Bakr (RA) sought refuge for three days and nights from the Quraysh, as they left Makkah and emigrated to Madinah.

Jabal Thawr

These are the three pillars that pilgrims stone in Mina in symbloc reactment of the Prophet Abraham (PBUH) pelting the devil who tried to dissuade him from sacrificing Ismail (PBUH).

Jamaraat Pillars

Jannatul Mualla used to be the main cemetery of Makkah. It is the place where Prophet Muhammad's wife, grandfather, and other ancestors are buried.

Jannatul Mualla

The Kiswa Factory is where the cloth that covers the Kaaba is made. Adjacent to it is a museum called the Exhibition of the Two Holy Mosques Architecture

Kiswa Factory and Makkah Museum

It is widely accepted that the library (built in 1951) sits on the site where Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) was born.

Makkah Al Mukarramah Library

Masjid al-Khayf is where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) stayed in Mina during his Hajj.

Masjid al-Khayf (Mina)

Masjid As-Shajarah is located towards the North of Makkah near Maulla cemetery and opposite to Masjid Jinn. The Masjid marks the spot from where the Prophet (PBUH) called a tree and it came to him.

Masjid As-Shajarah

Masjid Bayah is the place in Mina where the group of people of Madina took the Pledge of Aqaba. It is here where they invited him to migrate to Madina, and pledged to protect him.

Masjid Bayah

Masjid Jinn, also known as Masjid Haras, is built on the place where the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be on him) drew a line for Abdullah bin Mas’ood (may Allah be pleased with him) who had accompanied him after he had been commanded to recite the Qur’an to the Jinn.

Masjid Jinn

Masjid Juranah is a Miqat for pilgrims from Taif. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) entered into Ihraam here after returning from the Battle of Hunayn

Masjid Juranah

Masjid Nimra is where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) delivered his famous last sermon on the day of Hajj.

Masjid Nimra

This Masjid marks the place where the Treaty of Hudaibiya took place.

Masjid of Hudaibiyah

Taneem serves as a Miqat (a station for putting on pilgrims' garments) for people living in Mecca.This mosque is also known as Masjid Ayesha since Prophet Mohammed's wife Ayesha had put her Ihram from this place once.

Masjid Taneem

Muzdalifa is where Hajj pilgrims arrive after sunset from Arafat on the 9th Dhul Hijja. Here the collect pebbles for the pelting of Jamaraat. The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) stayed at the spot where the Masjid Mash’arul Haram is located

Muzdalifa - Masjid Mash’arul Haram

This graveyard is where some of the pagan Arabs used to bury their daughters alive prior to the advent of Islam. It is also believed that Sumayya bint Khayyat, the first martyr in Islam is buried here.

Shabeka Graveyard

The Tuwa Well is where the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) spent the night before the Conquest of Makkah

Tuwa Well