The Hijr

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The Hijr

Mecca, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
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Traditional burial site of Ishmael and his mother, Hagar. Per Wikipedia, "Hatim (also romanized as hateem), a low wall originally part of the Kaaba. It is a semi-circular wall opposite, but not connected to, the north-west wall of the Kaaba known as the hatîm. This is 90 cm (35 in) in height and 1.5 m (4.9 ft) in width, and is composed of white marble. At one time the space lying between the hatîm and the Kaaba belonged to the Kaaba itself, and for this reason it is not entered during the tawaf. According to western scholars the space contains the remains of Hagar and Ishmael as it is called Hidjr Ismail."

GPS Coordinates: 21.42256, 39.82617

  • Added: 19 Aug 2016
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