Mecca
in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia

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Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
21.427 and 39.826 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 21° 25' 35" and E 39° 49' 32"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - SAR
Spoken languages:
Arabic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:32 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:00 am and 6:47 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-20.783 and -138.550 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Fakamaru
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Saudi Arabia in Western Asia

Safety Score: 2,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Saudi Arabia.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Saudi Arabia. Last Update: 2019-08-20 07:22:03

Delve into Mecca

Mecca in Makkah Province with it's 1,323,624 habitants is located in Saudi Arabia about 493 mi (or 793 km) south-west of Riyadh, the country's capital town.

Current time in Mecca is now 11:32 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Riyadh with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 3 airports close to Mecca, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Saudi Arabia is Taif Airport in a distance of 46 mi (or 75 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah in a distance of 41 mi (or 66 km), West. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Al Bahah, Medina, Port Sudan, Abha and Baqim as Suq. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 43°C / 109 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 85 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 99 °F
Night Temperature 32°C / 89 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 13%
Air Pressure 1007.2 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 15 km/h (9 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

43°C (109 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

42°C (108 °F)
30°C (86 °F)
Sky is clear, fresh breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

41°C (105 °F)
33°C (91 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Swissotel Makkah

Address
0,4 mi
King Abdul Aziz Endowment Ajyad Street, Makkah
Mecca
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Elaf Al Mashaer Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Ajyad Road Makkah Al Mukarramah
Mecca
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Makarem Ajyad Makkah Hotel

Address
0,7 mi
Makkah - Street Ajyad General
Mekka
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 18:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Al Safwa Tower Dar Al Ghufran Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
Safwa Towers, Ajyad St
Mecca
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Conrad Makkah

Address
0,5 mi
Jabal Omar Ibrahim Al Khalil PO Box
21955 Makkah
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Al Safwah Royale Orchid

Address
0,5 mi
Ajyad St. Al Safwah Towers
Mecca
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 14:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Le Meridien Makkah

Address
0,5 mi
KING ABDULAZIZ ROAD AJYAD AREA
13700 Makkah
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Pullman Zamzam Makkah

Address
0,5 mi
Abraj Al Bait Complex King Abdel Aziz Endowment
21955 MAKKAH
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Dar Al Eiman Royal Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
Ajyad street
21452/66 Mecca
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: 12:30 - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


MOVENPICK HOTEL MAKKAH

Address
0,5 mi
KING ABDUL AZIZ ENDOWMENT
0000 Makkah
Saudi Arabia

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 17:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Islamic call to prayer in Mecca

Published: May 12, 2010
Length: 31:02 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: greenertowers

The islamic call to prayer in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Translation of call to prayer in english with transliteration: الله أكبر Allahu Akbar Allah is Great (said four times) ...


Mecca, View of Kaaba, Makkah, Mekka, Hac, Hadsch, Hajj, Hadj to Mekka, Pilgerfahrt

Published: April 19, 2009
Length: 51:39 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: csaa478

View of Kaaba, Mecca, Makkah, Mekka, Mekke, Hac, Hadsch, Hajj, Hadj to Mekka, PilgerfahrtMecca, Makkah, Mekka, Mekke, Hac, Hadsch, Hajj, Hadj to Mekka, Pilgerfahrt Virtuel Tavaf, Canli Tavaf....


Muslim Mecca Eid المسلمين الحرم مكة العيد التكبير إيمان

Published: January 10, 2010
Length: 35:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: asda172

ساحة الحرم الشرقية في عيد الفطر عام 1430 التاريخ 20/09/2009 التوقيت 06:03 ص وكنا في انتظار بدء صلاة العيد وكانت التكي...


Adzan in Masjid Al-Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Published: May 11, 2013
Length: 09:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hafidz Ajis

Adzan in Masjid Al-Haram, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, March 2013.


Umrah Trip 2011 - Part 2

Published: May 02, 2011
Length: 51:24 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ISNA High School

Link To Umrah Trip - Part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZ6GAm1ZXp0 With the permission of Allah and support of the school, community. Students from the 2011 graduating class were able...


Nov 12 2013 - Very Soothing Recitation By Shaykh Sa'oud Ash-Shuraim - Surah Ali Imran 190 200

Published: November 14, 2013
Length: 56:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Turn To Islam

Muslim Social network - http://turntoislam.com - Very Soothing Recitation By Shaykh Sa'oud Ash-Shuraim - Surah Ali Imran: 190-200 -12 November 2013 - join in now to discuss this Video live...


Vidéo : Sourate Al-Qiyâmah (La Résurrection) - Sheikh `Alî Jaber

Published: September 15, 2013
Length: 11:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Lumière sur Lumière

La 75ème sourate du Saint Coran récitée par le Sheikh `Alî Jaber (qu'Allah lui fasse miséricorde). Lire la sourate Al-Qiyâmah : http://islammedia.free.fr/Pages/coran/coran.php?id=75...


Cleaners of Haram Makkah Saudi Arabia

Published: April 14, 2015
Length: 18:09 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Yasir Imran

I visited Haram Mosque (Masjid Al Haram) Makkah city on 26 December 2014 for Umrah. This was first floor of Safa & Marwah where cleaners of Haram cleaning this area where pilgrims are walking....


Sermon (Khutbah) du vendredi à La Mecque - Sheikh Salih Al-Talib

Published: April 05, 2014
Length: 45:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lumière sur Lumière

La Khutbah du 4 du mois de Jumadah al-âkhira 1435 (4 Avril 2014) délivrée par le Sheikh Salih Al-Talib à la mosquée sacrée de La Mecque (Al-Masjid Al-Harâm).


Kabe-Beytullah. Tavaf. Yakın çekim. Ramazan

Published: July 30, 2007
Length: 28:30 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: peksoy

KABEDE TAVAF SIRASINDA 1 ŞAVT. A TOUR OF TAVAF AT MASJID AL HARAM (BEYTULLAH) IN MACCAH. mekah 伊斯兰教朝觐,卡贝,绕,麦加,真主,先知, इस्लाम, हज, KABE,...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Black Stone

The Black Stone is the eastern cornerstone of the Kaaba, the ancient stone building toward which Muslims pray, in the center of the Grand Mosque in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is revered by Muslims as an Islamic relic which, according to Muslim tradition, dates back to the time of Adam and Eve. The stone was venerated at the Kaaba in pre-Islamic pagan times. It was set intact into the Kaaba's wall by the Islamic prophet Muhammad in the year 605 A.D. , five years before his first revelation.

Located at 21.4225, 39.8263 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islamic pilgrimages, Mecca, Stones, Sacred rocks, Hajj, Kaaba

Ajyad Fortress

The Ajyad Fortress was an Ottoman citadel which stood on a hill overlooking the Grand Mosque of Mecca, in what is now Saudi Arabia. Built in the late 18th century, it was destroyed by the Saudi government in 2002 for commercial development of the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, sparking global outcry.

Located at 21.4189, 39.8264 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Saudi Arabia, Ottoman fortifications, Buildings and structures in Mecca, Demolished buildings and structures, Infrastructure completed in 1781, Former fortresses

Hira

Hira or the Cave of Hira (غار حراء Ġār Ḥirāʾ ) is a cave about 2 mi from Mecca, on the mountain named Jabal al-Nour in the Hejaz region of present day Saudi Arabia. The cave itself is about 12 ft in length and 5 ft 3 in in width. It is notable for being the location where Muslims believe Muhammad received his first revelations from God through the angel Jabril, also known as Gabriel to Christians.

Located at 21.4576, 39.8594 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Saudi Arabia, Genes mutated in mice

Al-Safa and Al-Marwah

Al-Safa and Al-Marwah (Safa and Marwah) are two small mountains now located in the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia between which Muslims travel back and forth seven times during the ritual pilgrimages of Hajj and Umrah.

Located at 21.4236, 39.8272 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islamic pilgrimages, Hajj, Mecca

2006 Mecca hostel collapse

The 2006 Mecca hostel collapse occurred in Mecca, Saudi Arabia on 5 January 2006. A hostel housing Muslim pilgrims performing Hajj collapsed, killing 76 people and injuring 62.

Located at 21.416, 39.816 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hajj, Mecca, Disasters in Saudi Arabia, 2006 disasters, 2006 in Saudi Arabia, Collapsed buildings

Mina, Saudi Arabia

Mina (Also known as the Tent City) is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia. It is situated 5 kilometers to the east of the Holy city of Mecca. It stands on the road from Mecca's city centre to the Hill of Arafat. It covers an area of approximately 20 km². Mina is best known for the role it plays during the annual Hajj pilgrimage. There are more than 100,000 air-conditioned tents which provide temporary accommodation to visiting pilgrims.

Located at 21.4133, 39.8933 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Saudi Arabia, Hajj

Jamaraat Bridge

The Jamaraat Bridge is a pedestrian bridge in Mina, Saudi Arabia near Mecca used by Muslims during the stoning of the devil ritual of the Hajj. The bridge was originally constructed in 1963, and has been expanded several times since then. The purpose of the bridge is to enable pilgrims to throw stones at the three jamrah pillars from either the ground level or from the bridge. The pillars extend up through three openings in the bridge. Until 2006 the bridge had a single tier (i.e.

Located at 21.4214, 39.8728 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hajj, Buildings and structures in Mecca, Bridges in Saudi Arabia, Bridges completed in 1963

Muzdalifah

Muzdalifah is an open, level area near Mecca in Saudi Arabia associated with the Hajj. It lies just southeast of Mina on the route between Mina and Arafat. Each year on the 9th day of the Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah, after an afternoon of prayer at Arafat, Muslim pilgrims visit Muzdalifah in the evening. Because of over-crowding, the pilgrims sometimes do not arrive there until late at night.

Located at 21.3925, 39.9378 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Hajj

King Abdul Aziz Stadium

King Abdul Aziz Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 38,000 people, and is the home stadium of Al-Wahda FC.

Located at 21.4855, 39.9737 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Mecca, Football venues in Saudi Arabia, Multi-purpose stadiums in Saudi Arabia,

PIA Flight 740

Pakistan International Airlines Flight PK740 was a Boeing 707-340C that crashed after takeoff from Jeddah International Airport on 26 November 1979. Flight PK740 departed Jeddah at 01:29 for a flight to Karachi after pilgrimage. The aircraft was climbing to FL370 (37,000 feet) when, at 01:47, a stewardess reported a fire near the aft cabin passenger door. The crew started a descent from FL300 and were cleared to descend to 4,000 feet.

Located at 21.5, 39.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in 1979, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by in-flight fires, Aviation accidents and incidents in Saudi Arabia, 1979 in Saudi Arabia, Accidents and incidents involving the Boeing 707, Pakistan International Airlines accidents and incidents, 1979 in Pakistan

Jabal Thawr

Jabal Thawr is the name of a mountain in Saudi Arabia, located in the lower part of Mecca to the south of the district of Misfalah.

Located at 21.3833, 39.85 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Saudi Arabia

2002 Mecca girls' school fire

On March 11, 2002, a fire at a girls' school in Mecca, Saudi Arabia killed fifteen people, all young girls. The event was especially notable due to complaints that Saudi Arabia's "religious police" stopped schoolgirls from leaving the burning building and hindered rescue workers because the girls were not wearing correct Islamic dress.

Located at 21.416, 39.816 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2002 fires, Mass murder in 2002, School fires, Islam in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabian society, 2002 in Saudi Arabia, Disasters in Saudi Arabia, Women's rights in Saudi Arabia

List of largest mosques

This is a list of mosques that accommodate at least 5000 worshipers. The default listing is alphabetical; to sort using different criteria, click on the desired column headers. Note that determining exactly what should be included when calculating area is a highly subjective assessment, and the figures given here adhere to no common standard.

Located at 21.4219, 39.8258 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques, Lists of Islamic buildings and structures, Superlatives in religion, Lists of largest buildings and structures

Climate of Mecca

Mecca features an arid climate. Mecca retains its warm temperature in winter, which can range from 18 °C at night to 30 °C in the day. Summer temperatures are considered very hot often being over 40 °C during the day dropping to 30 °C at night. Unlike other n cities, Mecca retains its warm temperature in winter, which can range from 17 °C at midnight to 25 °C in the afternoon. Summer temperatures are considered very hot and break the 40 °C mark in the afternoon dropping to 30 °C in the evening.

Located at 21.4167, 39.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Climate by city, Mecca

Al Ghassalah

Al Ghassalah is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia.

Located at 21.45, 39.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Mecca

Al Iskan

Al Iskan is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia.

Located at 21.4, 39.7833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Mecca

Jarwal (Mecca neighborhood)

Jarwal is a neighborhood of Mecca in Makkah Province, in western Saudi Arabia.

Located at 21.4333, 39.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Neighborhoods of Mecca

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