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Address: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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This holy stone is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone...

This holy stone is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone building towards which all Muslims pray. Many Muslims believe that the stone (originally white but now black from absorbing the sins of man) fell from heaven during the time of Adam and Eve.

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Part of heaven

We muslims believe that this is a stone from heaven. It was white when profit Ibrahim put in the Kabbah, but it turned black throughout the years affected bu the sins of human... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We muslims believe that this is a stone from heaven. It was white when profit Ibrahim put in the Kabbah, but it turned black throughout the years affected bu the sins of human beings on the earth. Anyway, it is a ritual to try to touch the stone while walking aroung Kabbah, but be careful, if you can't reach it... More 

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Stanger, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The kissing of the black stone is one of the rituals in Makkah. It is very difficult to kiss because of the large crowds and unfortunately some people uneducated as to the system of standing in a line. It's better to try to kiss the black store after sunrise as the crowd is much smaller

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Twice I have ben to Makkah. first time with a lot of struggle, I touched the black stone (I believe so, because I was just able to put my hand inside). But I felt it is unfair to be a part of rush to touch or kiss it given the holiness of the place. So this time (April-May 2017) I... More 

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is very hard to catch this stone but always try may you succeed. if you don't catch don't be sad and just point to it with your right hand during your tawaf.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Allhamdulillah the best way to perform Umra is to go on Relative Visa around 15th of Maharrum. As that is the time when International Umra Visas are not entertained and only the locals are at Haram shareef. Madinah is like a ghost town. The road only get busy at the weekend i.e. thursday night onwards when the Saudi residence come... More 

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Woodhaven, New York
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was extreme best time in my life to visit and see the Black Stone, hope Allah allow me again to visit.

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Bali, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is dreaming all of moslem and I will be back again to Kaaba next year. Insya Allah .. Very Memorable.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This small black stone at the southern corner of kaabah almusharrafah is known to be from out of this plant. Our prophet peace be upon him kissed it and every muslim doing tawaf wants to do the same. I did so many times in the past, but not lately for the sake of letting other brother and sister muslim have... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

its very blessed place but please avoid pushing others. No doubt while we are their, we have emotional pull to touch Holly Black Stone but keep in mind your pushing may heart other Pilgrims

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

MashAllah i think its a great honour if u get a chance to visit kabha Mashallah May everyone get a chance to be there.In Sha Allah Again and again

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