Mecca
in Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia

How to get there and get around
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: 07:07 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Asia/Riyadh
UTC/GMT offset: 3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:46 am and 5:38 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-20.783 and -138.550 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Fakamaru
References
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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 07:07 AM (Sunday). 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.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 79 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 65 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 30%
Air Pressure 1014 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 9th of December 2019

25°C (77 °F)
20°C (68 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Tuesday, 10th of December 2019

24°C (75 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Wednesday, 11th of December 2019

27°C (81 °F)
24°C (74 °F)
Scattered clouds, light breeze.

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....


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...


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'de sanal tur ve CAnlı CAnlı Tavaf

Published: April 29, 2011
Length: 26:23 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: allemkallem

Mescid'i Haram'ın 2. katından 1. katına iniş ile Fetih Kapısı tarafından metaf alanına gidiş ve tavafın 1 tam şavtına ait görüntülerdir. Virtual tour and tawaf in Masjeed Al Haram.


Al Bait Towers timelapse أبراج البيت.mpg

Published: January 17, 2011
Length: 50:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: y2020y

CAMERA: CANON EOS 7D EDIT: After Effects & Lightroom.


Shaikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais on way to Salaah-al-Mayyat (Funeral Prayer)

Published: March 29, 2015
Length: 13:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Hamza Patel

Shaikh Abdul Rahman Al-Sudais on the way to lead Salaah-al-Mayyat (Funeral Prayer) after Maghrib Salaah.


Alpha1Estates - Makkah Clock Royal Tower, Abraj al-Bait, Makkah

Published: December 26, 2010
Length: 46:22 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Alpha1Estates

Alpha1Estates International (www.alpha1estates.com), the world's premier Islamic property company specialising in property in Makkah and Madinah, is honoured and privileged to bring you an...


Makkah,Kaaba and abraj al bait

Published: June 20, 2008
Length: 57:23 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: spyhunt14

this video shows the holy mosque of Makkah,Kaaba and abraj al bait towers(609m)high consisting of 7 towers which after construction will be included in top three tallest building in the world.they...


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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

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

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

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


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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