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Sunday, November 2, 2014

MAKKAH, 19th - EARLY 20th CENTURY


The pictures below are for posterity sake. Development and reconstruction around Masjidil-Haram in the past years to accommodate the ever growing number of pilgrims have been fast. 

In 2006, when we were on Haj, the construction had started about a year before. From what I gather the building of many high-rise hotels have been too close to the Masjidil-Haram rendering it rather inconspicuous. Pilgrims prefer to pray in the hotels. Wallahualam.


















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