A List of Ziyarat Places in Mecca, Saudi Arabia :
Pilgrimage to Mecca is a Life time Opportunity. All Pilgrims plan to make the best out of their Ziyrah. It is not enough to trust your travel agency to take you to all the historical Places of Mecca. Different tours have different Packages. In Order that you make the most of your Pilgrimage to Mecca, We have compiled a list of Ziyarat Places to Visit. May You all have a nice time in Mecca and Please remember Us in your Prayers.
1. Masjid Al Haram
Kaaba is called Baitullah or the house of Allah.It is the delight of a Muslim. Every Muslim wish to see Kaaba and touch Hajr-e-Aswad with their hand. The rights and Rituals of Umrah is Known to every Pilgrim. So In Masjid Al Haram you will See Kaaba, Kiswa, Hajr-e- Aswad, Maqam e Ibrahim, Safa and Marwah. And drink the Blesses ZamZam water.
2. Masjid Aisha-The Second largest Mosque in Mecca
Masjid Aisha has a capacity of Capacity: 47,084 worshipers. It is also called Al-Rajhi mosque and is located (Muzdalefa Road/3th ring Road before Al-Taif Road detour) in Al-Naseem neighborhood (south of Al-Azizeyyah and north of Al-Awali district) (Exactly at the eastern foot of Jabal Thawr “Mount Thawr”). It is the Place where People of Mecca Put Ihram and People doing subsequent Umrah renew their Ihram.
3. Jabal Al-Rahma
Jabal Al-Rahma is a small hillock and it is from this platform that Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, delivered his unforgettable farewell sermon, enunciating far-reaching religious, economic, social and political reforms.
A small white pillar atop the hillock denotes the place where the Prophet stood more than 14 centuries ago. It is the wish of every pilgrim to reach Jabal Al-Rahma and pray in its vicinity.
4. Jannat al-Mualla (Cemetery in Makkah)
Also known as Al-Hajun. The Prophet [SAW] used to visit it frequently. It is the 2nd holiest graveyard after Baqi. Some of the People who are buried here are:
Abd Manaf: Great, great-grandfather of the Holy Prophet [SAW]
Grave of Hashim: Great-grandfather of the Holy Prophet [SAW]
Grave of Abdul Muttalib: Grandfather of the Holy Prophet [SAW]
Amina’s Grave: Mother of the Holy Prophet [SAW]
According to another source, Amina is buried in Abwa (between Makkah and Madina)
Grave of Khadija: First wife of the Holy Prophet [SAW] and mother of Sayyida Fatima [RA]
Qasim: son of the Holy Prophet [SAW] who died in his infancy
5. Jabal Nur. The mount on which the Cave of Hira is found
=The place of His devotions and meditations and the sacred spot where the Holy Quran began to be revealed.
6. Cave (ghar) of Hira
The cave where the Holy Prophet (SAW) used to meditate frequently during the first forty years of his life. This is also the place he received the first revelation
7. Cave of Thaur
The cave where the Holy Prophet (SAW) hid from his enemies when migrating to Madina
8. Birth Place of the Holy Prophet [s]-National Library of Mecca
Situated near “Suq Lail”. Presently a library by the name of “Maktaba Makkah al-Mukarramah”
9. Masjid Jin
According to tradition, this is a Mosque situated on the Al Haram street, where once the Holy Prophet (SAW) was reciting the Holy Qura’an. A group of Jinn passing by heard the recitation and stopped to hear more.
10. Mount Abu Qubais
Near this is the place where the Prophet (SAW) performed the miracle of splitting the moon in two Parts.
- Muzdalifah stretches from the Valley of Muhassar to the mountains of Ma’zamayn. It is four kilometres long and covers an area of 12.25 square kilometers.
- Referring to Muzalifah, Allah (Glorified and Exalted is He) mentions in Surah Baqarah in the Quran:“When you leave Arafat, then remember Allah at the Mash’arul Haram.” (‘The Sacred Monument’, referring to Muzdalifah according to Abdullah bin Umar (may Allah be pleased with him))
12. Masjid Al Khayf
This masjid is located at the foot of a mountain in the south of Mina, close to the smallest Jamarat. It was at this spot that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be on him) and numerous other Prophets before him performed salah.
- Masjid al-Khayf is a masjid whose virtues are proven in some Hadith. According to a traceable Hadith of Ibn Abbas (may Allah be pleased with him), the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be on him) said: “Seventy Prophets prayed in Masjid al-Khayf.” [Majma‘uz-Zawahid]
The Jamarat are three stone pillars which are pelted as a compulsory ritual of Hajj in emulation of the Prophet Ebrahim (upon him be peace). It is the Place Where the Hajis stone the Shaitan during Hajj.
Masjid Jirranah (jurana) is situated approximately 24km north-east of Masjid Haram and is one of the places where pilgrims enter into the state of Ihram to perform Umrah.
Hope You have Enjoyed Reading about the beautiful places of Ziyarah in Mecca. Do remember Us in Your Prayers.