Makkah is the holiest city of Islam. It is the site of the Ka'bah - the direction that all Muslims face when performing the prayer. Makkah is also the birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. Today, apart form pilgrimage, Makkkah has a diversified economy consisting of textiles, furniture, metal extraction and banking.
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If you are looking to book a complete umrah package online, look for hotels that are certified to provide you a Booking Reference Number that will allow you to visit the Kaaba.
Undertaking umrah or hajj can become expensive. However, you do not have to break your wallet when staying in Makkah even during the high season.
Thousands of Muslims visit Makkah every year for the sole purpose of making Umrah or the pilgrimage to the Kaaba. Hotels that are closest to the grand mosque are always in high demand.
The Holy city of Makkah is one of the most desired places to visit for the 1.8 billion Muslims around the globe. The Saudi Government has further boosted the city's image by building the largest clock tower and one of…