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Safa to Marwa, Mecca

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The site of a ritualistic pilgrimage, Safa to Marwa must be visited by all Muslims performing Hajj or Umrah, part of one of the five pillars of Islam. Believed to be the location where Ibrahim's wife, Hajar, searched for water for their infant son, the hills are nestled within the grounds of a sacred mosque and attract thousands of visitors per year. To complete the ritual, pilgrims walk back and forth between the hills seven times, traveling a distance of roughly 3.2 km (2 mi). To visit Safa to Marwa and get the most from your holiday in Mecca, create itinerary details personal to you using our Mecca trip planner.
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  • It's nice! really nice try and walking between these two rock is fun and interesting. All the actions we do here are symbolic and have a great history and philosophy. It...  more »
  • Although these are two mountains, but these are as important as can not compare with any other mountain. Why ? It is the result of a woman's strong believe in Allah that He will help them in this...  more »
  • Safa Marwa are the two scared mountains next to Bait Ullah in Haram Sharif of Makkah. walking and running between these two points is the important pillar of Umrah and Hajj rituals. these mountains...  more »
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  • I visited Safa and Marwa with my family while we were performing ummrah, and it was one of our most memorable experiences. The interior of the building is beautiful, and the fact that it wasn't too crowded created a calm, spiritual atmosphere. There is plenty of room to pray at the ends of the path, and there are water fountains every fifty metres or so. The entire area is air conditioned, and kept clean by dozens of staff members. They also provide wheelchair services for the elderly and disabled. Overall, we all found our visit simply amazing, and can't wait to return.
  • A very good and cool & calm place for Hajji's to perform the seven round "Sai". For further eases of Hajji's there has been made 3-4 layers of it. One with the original experience including Safa Marwa tiny rocks, the other pretty much plain pathway. And the most upper one for the old and senior Hajji's to able to use electronic bikes and wheelchairs. It is also the most longest one length wise.
  • I really do like this place. Clean, quite, good service and good room. As well as relatively cheap prices
  • An Excellent ambience pilgrimage. It's my first visit and I noticed that lots of areas needed to improve for Safety measures to all pilgrim users. For instance between Safa & Marwa. It has a Broad lane capacity movement. Inwhich that's good. If the authority could take a further step having it as User-friendly zone. That little changes can make A Wonderful Peace of Mind for both prayers and the official staff. I would suggest if they could exercise by Segregate into Safety Zones. Separating it into 3 different lanes. Left lane for Slow pace, such as elderly or family with kids. Medium lane at Centre, a 'Freeway' or overtaking only and Fast pace at extreme right. I hope the authority should take into full consideration.
  • Safa and Marwa management is tremendously improved in the new expansion of Haram. More wider area as well more elevations. Most of the people going towards the basement while the ground floor and upper elevations are less crowded. Try those. Moreover exit from ground and 1st floor are more easier.

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