You probably remember how Saudi Arabia imposed a restriction on the number of Pilgrims for Hajj due to Covid-19. As of today the government of Saudi Arabia Lifts Limitations on Hajj after three years.
“The number of pilgrims will return to what it was before the pandemic, without any age limit,” Minister of Hajj and Umrah Tawfiq al-Rabiah told reporters in Riyadh.
We confidently say; that this decree of “Saudi Arabia Lifts Limitations on Hajj’ being set into action. It’s expected that the number of pilgrims will be the highest Makkah has ever seen. People were applying from all over the world, but couldn’t the approval. Now, with no restrictions (even on age). People from all over the world will be traveling to the holly land to perform Hajj.
Know More About Makkah
Mecca, sometimes spelt Makkah, is a city in Saudi Arabia’s western area. The Prophet Muhammad, the founder of the Islamic faith, was born there, making it the holiest city in Islam.
The Kaaba. The most revered location in Islam. Is located in Mecca. And Muslims from all over the world direct their prayers in that direction.
As one of the Five Pillars of Islam. The Hajj is an annual pilgrimage made by millions of Muslims from all over the world to Mecca. During the Hajj, pilgrims carry out a number of rites. Such as travelling between the hills of Safa and Marwah and circling the Kaaba seven times. A fundamental act of religion, the Hajj unites Muslims from many countries and origins in a common spiritual journey.
Mecca has a long history spanning thousands of years and is a significant commercial and cultural hub.
The city was important in commercial lines connecting Asia, Africa, and Europe. The city served as a major port for items like spices, textiles, and precious metals. Mecca is a thriving, sophisticated metropolis today, home to over 2 million people.
There was tremendous expansion in recent decades. With the construction of modern infrastructure and high-rise structures. The city’s historical sites and cultural treasures. Including the Grand Mosque. One of the biggest mosques in the world. At its busiest, the mosque’s central courtyard, or sahn, can hold up to 1 million people.
Other historical landmarks in Mecca that lure tourists include the Mina Valley. Where pilgrims execute the Hajj’s symbolic stoning of the devil, and the Jabal Al-Nour mountain. Where the Prophet Muhammad had his first revelation.
Mecca has a diversified population made up of Arabs, South Asians, and Africans with a rich cultural legacy. The cuisine of the city showcases this diversity with a variety of dishes. That combine spices and flavours from various geographic areas.
Mecca is a city that has had significant religious, cultural, and historical influence. Millions of Muslims around the world consider it to be a place of profound spiritual significance.