Kaaba, Mecca

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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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318623
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Names
Kaaba
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Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Coordinates
21.422522° N, 39.826190° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015