HISTORICAL PLACES IN MAKKAH

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The Jamarat are three stone pillars which are pelted as a compulsory ritual of Hajj in emulation of the Prophet Ebrahim (a.s.).

The picture on the left is a view of Muzdalifah, where Hajj pilgrims arrive after sunset from Arafat on the 9th Dhul Hijjah (second day of Hajj).

The picture on the left shows Mount’ Arafah on the plain of Arafat. Standing at Arafat is the fundamental requirement of Hajj and pilgrims.

The picture on the left is Mina, seven kilometres east of the Masjid Haram is where Hajj pilgrims sleep overnight on the 8th, 11th, 12th