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Picture of the Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, from above
October 19, 2021

Masjid al-Haram

The Masjid al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, is Islam's most sacred site. Five times a day, practicing Muslims pray in the direction of Mecca, no matter where they are in the world.
Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, Nat Geo Image Collection

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