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“Speechless” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Black Stone

Black Stone
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in Mecca
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Owner description: 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.
bandar seri begawan
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“Speechless”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

The black stone is at the edge of Kaabah and you have to queue and patiently waited your turn..it is not a must to kiss the black stone but it is a good experiance if you are a true believer. Alhamdulillah, i managed to kiss it without any hassle.

Visited December 2012
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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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“Go if u can”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

As a tour guide to this Holy Place, I always sees that the pilgrims usually think that it is a MUST to kissed the Black Stone. The access is always impossible but In Shaa Allah u will get to kissed it. There are also people who said that they provide services to help u to access the Black Stone at a lower price but after u did it, they will ask for a large amount of money and will not let u go unless u pay them. So, be EXTRA CAREFUL and go if u can, don't force it. Ask for Allah's help and In Shaa Allah, u will be guided through.

Visited March 2013
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Reading, United Kingdom
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“Gift of allah”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013 via mobile

I have been to qibla 5 times I kissed black stone just for once at first time. It's very hard to get closer to black stone. Specially for elder people and for women so I'll recommend that they should kiss with there hand from rukn e yamani because you get same SAWAB as kissing it. But when I kissed it smell was awesome.

Visited October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Amazing - Alhumdolilliah I kissed it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Amazing - Alhumdolilliah I kissed it one time and touched it 3 times. Though very crowed. People were desperate to kiss it or touch it.

Visited February 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“The Experience of my life”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

I actually went to umrah in 2010, Mashallah its the best place Ive ever visited with so many different people from around the world.

The local men have attitude but still everyone is freindly at the great holy place.

Its Muslim only place like Medina

Visited November 2012
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