The structure is that of a book, representing the Quran, sitting on a , or bookrest There are some industries and factories in the city, but Mecca no longer plays a major role in Saudi Arabia's economy, which is mainly based on oil exports
Makkah Clock Royal Tower, A Fairmont Hotel offers unmatched hospitality throughout the ultimate exclusive hotel experience with Fairmont Gold where our discerning guests have the privilege of choosing their rooms showcasing unrivaled views of either the Kaaba, Haram or to The Holy City of Makkah Traditional, historical homes built of local rock, two to three stories long are still present within the city's central area, within view of modern hotels and shopping complexes

Mushaf Makkah مصحف مكة

According to Islamic tradition, a prayer in the masjid is equal to 100,000 prayers in any other masjid around the world.

منطقة مكة المكرمة
Taxes were especially increased during the , and many of these taxes existed to as late as 1972
عبارات جميلة عن مكة
Pilgrims more than triple this number every year during the , observed in the twelfth month of
Every adult, healthy Muslim who has the financial and physical capacity to travel to Mecca must perform the Hajj at least once in a lifetime
634—644 CE and ' r Since then, the Grand Mosque has been expanded several times, with many other expansions being undertaken in the present-day
Between 1830 and 1930, cholera broke out among pilgrims at Mecca 27 times The majority of the economy is service-oriented


Several temporary clinics are set up during the Hajj to tend to wounded pilgrims.

The city has been expanded to include several towns previously considered to be separate from the holy city and now is just a few kilometers outside the main sites of the Hajj, Mina, Muzdalifah and Arafat
أين تقع مكة المكرمة
The Roman historian also enumerated many cities of Western Arabia, most of which can be identified
Muslims from around the world visit the city, not only for the and pilgrimages, but also as tourists to visit regional landmarks such as the 'Aisha Mosque Masjid 'Aisha and the sites visited by pilgrims in the Hajj and 'Umrah