Mecca - the Mosque of Masjid al Haram (Arabic: المسجد الحرام ) Makkah (Mecca) Saudi Arabia oldest location of mosque in the world). According to tradition, Ibrahim and Ishmael began work on the first Kaaba's construction circa 2130 BCE.
Pilgrims in prayer around the Kaaba in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, during Hajj. Taken during the afternoon prayer. It was tricky to photograph this, as photography is not encouraged inside the mosque, though not strictly enforced.
In the name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. Allah has indeed made the truthful dream of His Noble Messenger come true; indeed you will all enter the Sacred Mosque, if Allah wills, in safety (Quran