Arabie-Saoudite

It is no other than the lands of Saudi Arabia that was founded Islam, one of the three great monotheistic religions is being broadcast around the world. Saudi Arabia and home to two very high places of Islam, a pretext for major pilgrimages of the believers: The course Mecca, birthplace of the Prophet Muhammad, is a sacred city, forbidden to non-Muslims, known worldwide for its Great Mosque in which takes place the procession around the Ka'ba. Not far from Mecca, Medina is another holy city, which hosts this time the tomb of the prophet, however there must be Muslim to enter the city. Besides this religious dimension, Saudi Arabia is rich in oil reserves, buried in the basement of the vast desert expanses that make up the vast majority of the land area. The pilgrimage to Mecca. A pilgrimage to Mecca, called Hajj is one of the five pillars of Islam, it is obligatory for all Muslims to do at least once in their lifetime if they have the physical and financial ability to do so. More than three million Muslims visit the city during the month of Dhul-Hijjah, visits outside this month are considered minor pilgrimages, and although they are not required, are strongly encouraged. Mecca is located in western Saudi Arabia, is the holiest city of Islam, where Muhammad was born or. Please note it is strictly forbidden for non-Muslims from entering the city and this is strictly enforced. (The penalty is expulsion from the country). The documentation will be checked at the entrance and anyone who does not show evidence of being a Muslim will be refused




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