Makkah’s Hira Cultural District exhibit enhances pilgrim experience

Monday, July 3, 2023

MAKKAH: The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques is taking part in the Hira Cultural District exhibition in Makkah. It has established a pavilion to highlight the advancements and improvements in the services provided at the Two Holy Mosques.

Furthermore, the presidency is showcasing advanced technology and contemporary facilities designed to enhance the pilgrimage experience for visitors of the Two Holy Mosques.

The exhibition aims to acquaint the public with the diverse range of services provided by the Saudi government to pilgrims.

The presidency’s exhibits include various items such as the tools utilized for washing the Kaaba, a documentary showcasing the process of knitting the Kaaba’s clothing, and a digital corner with an interactive screen displaying essential applications that cater to the needs of pilgrims, Umrah performers and visitors of the Grand Mosque.

Located close to the Cave of Hira in the Makkah mountains, the Hira Cultural District is under the supervision of the Royal Commission for the Holy City of Makkah and the Holy Sites. This district holds great cultural significance and is recognized as a prominent landmark.

The project contributes to enriching the religious and cultural experiences of pilgrims and Makkah residents, one of the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.