The holiest mosque in the world, the Haram Mosque has been much expanded from its original 7th-century form. Today it can accommodate up to 820,000 worshippers in air-conditioned comfort.
Quick Facts on The Holy Mosque
- Other names
- The Holy Mosque
Al-Masjid al-Haram (The Holy Mosque)
The Holy Mosque, Mecca
- 16th C, 20th C
- Opening hours
- Always open to Muslims. Non-Muslims are not permitted to enter Mecca or the mosque.