Kaaba Mecca, Saudi Arabia

The Ka'ba is believed to have been built by Abraham and his son Ishmael. Enshrining a sacred stone, it is said to be first place on earth that was created. It is the directional focus of Muslim prayers worldwide.

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Facts & Stats

Id
248872
Best Known As
Kaaba
Full Name
Kaaba
Also Known As
al-Ka'bah
Ka'ba
Coordinates
21.422522° N, 39.826190° E  (map)