Kaaba Mecca, Saudi Arabia 630; rebuilt 692, 1629
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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- 21.422522° N, 39.826190° E