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3 Tips for Navigating to the Black Stone

1) 2-3 am is usually the quietest 2) be patient, very patient 3) its not a contest, the only... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Faizal B
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Mesmerizing

Los of rush at the black stone. I was not able to kiss it, but was able to touch it. May Allah... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Bari247
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Ashburn, Virginia
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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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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

1) 2-3 am is usually the quietest 2) be patient, very patient 3) its not a contest, the only winner is the one helping another

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Reviewed 17 April 2016

Los of rush at the black stone. I was not able to kiss it, but was able to touch it. May Allah accept it. I would recommend sisters have to be cautious trying to touch the stone. Stay with someone strong who can take care...More

Thank Bari247
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Mashallah I feel very blessed and proud to say I was one of the lucky ones who got a face not only to touch the Black Stone but to kiss it also. Guys please be aware this area is EXTREMELY busy and one must be...More

Thank Sexy_Specky
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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Yes there is a lot of pushing and hurting others. We waited for 2 weeks so rush is less as we didn't want to hurt others. My dad blocked of the men pushing us and is sisters and my mum kissed it. My dad was...More

Thank Instafood93
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Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

I was lucky enough to touch this stone whilst I was in Makkah but it's not an easy task as there's a lot of pushing and shoving but if you have the patience you will succeed In Sha Allah.

Thank Umar S
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

Very difficult to approach. We could not even see it. The only way to it is by really pushing hard. But this is something against our principles. We cannot see ourselves selfishly hurting our muslim brothers/sisters in order for us to reach the divine stone....More

Thank Muzz1518
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Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

Every Muslim should try to go. You should try to kiss the stone but if you are not too strong. Don't do ..it can be a bit difficult.

Thank Patricia S
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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Impossible to get to especially for women. Too much pushing. Better to stay back n perform your niyyat

Thank sahida64
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

This is placed on the South East corner of Holy Kaaba. It is placed on man height, easily reachable if the place is empty. By touching this and kissing this stone any one get generous blessing from ALL MIGHTY ALLAH.

Thank sarkam64
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Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

All I can say is wow!!! What a beautiful place... If you get a chance to kiss the stone do it .. I would recommend doing it around Isha time or fajr time it's a lot easier. Be prepared to be pushed and nudged slot...More

Thank Zackariya
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afzal m
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Response from Mahmoud_Swailem | Reviewed this property |
Yes. OMRA visa
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Craig R
24 July 2016|
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Response from sarkam64 | Reviewed this property |
Non Muslims are not allowed in Mecca and Madina. All other places are allowed to visit.
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