Ziarat or places to See in Makkah
Following is description of the important places to see during the visit to Makkah, specially after you have performed the Umrah and have rested for a day it is vital to take a tour of Makkah for 3 to 4 hours and visit these places, it is Ideal to start the Makkah tour right after performing the Zuhur Prayer in the Haram. Travel & Culture Services offers a special Guided tour of Makkah on private basis on any day, please contact us for details.
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Masjid E Aisha
Masjid E Aisha is named upon Mother of Believers Hazrat Aisha It is the 2nd largest mosque in Makkah. It can hold around 50,000 worshipers at a time. Masjid E Aisha is just 7.5 kilometers from center of Makkah city. During the the Hajat Al Wida (The last of the Pilgrimage). Propher Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him asked Hazrat Aisha (May Allah be pleased with her) to put on Ehram at this places making it the Meeqaad to perform Hajj This was a special case only for women as It is just the boundry of Haram and not Miqat, although now most Muslims put on Ihram here for their second Umrah. This mosque is also known as Masjid e Taneem.
Jable E Noor and Ghar E Hira (The mountain of Noor or Light and the cave of Hira
Jable E Noor the mountain where there is cave of Hira The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to spend time here praying & meditating before he was given the prophethood, it was here he received his first revelation from the Allmighty brought to him by the Angel Gabriel.
Ghar E Hira or Cave of Hira is 4 Km away from Kabba at an elevation of 634 meters at the summit of Jabal-e-Noor. One can climb the mountian and spend some time in the cave and perform 2 Rakaat Nafal prayer here.
Jabl E Rehmat
Jabl E Rehmat meaning the mount of Mercey it is a mass of rock spread in 70 m2. The Hajj pilgrims spend whole day in order to supplicate to Allah for His forgiveness.