Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

15 Aug 2018

Madinah introduces multilingual double-decker bus tour for Hajj pilgrims

JEDDAH: A new double-decker bus tour, supervised by the Development Authority of Madinah Region, will introduce visitors to some of Madinah’s historic landmarks as well as its entertainment facilities, commercial sites, and public utilities. The tour is part of the service extended to Hajj pilgrims and other visitors to the holy city. 

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14 Aug 2018

Digital wave in holy cities as pilgrims become Internet-savvy

A digital wave is in full swing in the holy city of Makkah with the authorities ensuring high speed data transmission, keeping in mind the growing number of Internet-friendly Haj pilgrims who are keen on communicating with their near and dear ones back home in cyber space.

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14 Aug 2018

Hajj 2018: What’s on pilgrims’ bucket lists

RIYADH: Hajj is one of the biggest dreams of every Muslim’s life, and pilgrims looking forward to their stay in Makkah and Madinah say a bucket list is the best way to plan the trip.  Most of the sites in the two holy cities are spiritual, giving pilgrims a sense of the prophecies. Standing in the places of the Holy Prophet transports them back to the past as if they lived

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