Masjid Al Haram is the largest and oldest mosque in the world


Senin, 14 Desember 2009

If you are into the city of Mecca Al Mukaramah, Saudi Arabia you will see a large mosque, beautiful, majestic, strong, holy and over the age of 14 centuries. That's Masjid Al-Haram, the largest mosque, the most beautiful, magnificent, the oldest and holiest in the world. This mosque was built at the time of Prophet Muhammad who was only an empty place. Inside is a sacred building that you would see if you enter into this mosque. He was the "Ka'ba" cube-shaped building made of brick and covered with black cloth known as "House" or "House of God" which has become the mecca of the world's prayers. Masjid Al-Haram has many meanings. There was a mean "holy mosques", "haram mosque" and "a sacred mosque". Actually, these three meanings of this mosque for Muslims only are allowed into the mosque and the city of Mecca. Initially, a small mosque was built first time in the year 638 AD Year 691 AD The mosque is renovated by adding a wall, a minaret and replace materials from wood to marble. But the mosque was burned in the year 1399, but miraculously, the mosque was not burned (the least) and damaged by heavy rains. This mosque was built over 6 years using marble stones sourced from a mountain in the Hejaz region. Sultan Selim II was the first mengarsiteki this holy mosque construction in the year 1570. Dome on the roof was replaced with calligraphic verses of the Qur'an and replace columns blank. Features that lasted until 1629 because of renovations happening again by replacing old buildings with new buildings. The mosque was completed in 1571. Until the era of King Abdul Aziz II is a small mosque. Only then will the King Fahd mosque II renovating this total as now. Small renovations occurred in 2003 in which the previous dome berwarnya dark color changed to white with the same size in both the location of the previous oval dome and the three main dome above the main entrance of the mosque. White dome light with the pole and the bottom of the dome is made of gold. There is a place for drinking zam-zam water on the sidelines of the mosque building. Once the King Fahd mosque to hear a big expansion project is, he volunteered to help fund this great project. Renovations include replacement of the dome and the development of new towers 2 initially with the previous tower 7. Total current holy mosque has minarets 9 pieces of fruit 8 single minaret at the entrance to the mosque and minaret 1 single in the southwest Ka'ba and flanked by 9 dome. The expansion also includes polishing the roof to be occupied by the mosque to pray and place sa'i. Today, the mosque is a giant 3-story is able to accommodate 4 million pilgrims consisting of 1 million pilgrims on the 1st and 2nd floor and 2 million pilgrims on the 3rd floor of the mosque roof alias. After prayers at the pilgrimage season, 4 million pilgrims to the Ka'ba belarian to perform rituals around the Ka'ba as much as 7 times called Tawaf. And the next 7 minutes, 4 million pilgrims to the special place to perform other rituals that surround the hills Safa and Marwa as much as 7 times and reminds us of the story of Depression and anxiety verdict Siti Hajar as a loss for water for her son, Ismail was thirsty, and after doing two ritual hadj pilgrims are then drank holy water and nutritious called Zamzam water. As the pilgrimage season, pilgrims pray at the mosque is booming giants could even reach 5 million pilgrims. To anticipate this, in this holy mosque is 7 pieces escalator Untk easy access to the 2nd floor and 3rd floor or the roof of the mosque. Currently, King Fahd bin Abdul Aziz was to expand and renovate the old and historic mosque was. Renovations include expansion into sa'i place from 3rd floor just before the 2nd floor and 3rd floor expansion. Second place can accommodate about 6 million that consists of 3 million pilgrims in the sa'i and another 3 million pilgrims on the 3rd floor or the roof of the mosque. And the expansion also includes the porch area mosque. And in that area will be built the luxury hotels and 5 star and 6th tallest skyscraper in Saudi Arabia and one of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, Abraj Al Bait Towers. And after a total renovation, the largest mosque in the world able to accommodate 10 million pilgrims in the year 2020.

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