Hajj and Umrah News - South Africa

20 Jan 2018

Asham, the ancient city of gold south of Makkah

The village of Asham tells the story of the early times of Islam, and is considered an extension to Makkah’s civilization and historical events. Convoys leaving Makkah or entering it used to pass through Asham. This village’s name has become associated with Makkah in history books, and it is today considered a historical and archaeological landmark.

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