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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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The Black Stone – A Jewel From Paradise

The Black Stone or Hajarul Aswad (Arabic), as Muslims believe, is a divine meteorite that was sent down by Allah Almighty to Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) and his son Ismail... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Black Stone or Hajarul Aswad (Arabic), as Muslims believe, is a divine meteorite that was sent down by Allah Almighty to Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) and his son Ismail (Ishmael), peace be upon both of them, to give the precise location of where the Kaaba (the cube-shaped building) was to be built by them. Western scientists have conducted the tests... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nobody can describe you the exact feeling you get when you first see the Kaaba, It makes you speechless, you forget the world, you forget any words, you forget everything when you stand there watching it, you don't see the thousands and thousands of people going around, and all you see is your self and the Kaaba. Amazingly beautiful

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Rabat, Morocco
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While turning around Kaaba and asking God all you need, you get a special feeling , purify your spirit and then you picture the prophet Mohamed peace be upon him holding the black stone and kissing it, then you would like to do the same only because you love the prophet peace be upon him.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is beautiful but it is very veryy difficult to reach it. People fight to get to it but it is veryyy difficult to get to it in peak season.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

been to Mecca is such an amazing feeling just to see the Kaabah and the blessing u get the closeness to Allah {swt} ns seen the black stone is the most amazing experiens

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was excellent experience. Clean and spiritual place. Strong recommend to visit and I hope, that always more and more Mu'min visit this holy place.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a very busy place very hard to kiss the stone so we had to just pay our salams from a distance a lot of people pushing and shoving, not realizing why they are there for.

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Depok, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots of people coming from everywhere are centralized to this main building of Islam. The power are great and peaceful.

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New Delhi, India
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73 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thanks to Allah, I got chance to kiss the black stone during Tawaf... An Amazing and unforgotten able experience

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Jakarta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

The Hajar Aswad is the place to start and end the Thawaf. As per sunnah from our Rasulullah SAW everybody wants to touch it but very hard, mostly our young or strong brothers willing to get into the congested line to touch/kiss it. I am happy just being able to touch the Ka'bah.

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