Al Masjid al-Haram - Makkah Al Mukarramah
Located in Makkah, the Masjid al-Haram (Arabic: المسجد الحرام‎‎‎‎) means the ‘Sacred Mosque. It is the largest and most important mosque in the world. Housing the Kaaba is a place of pilgrimage for millions of Muslims each year.

Praying in Masjid al-Haram
Abu Hurairah (رضي الله عنه) narrated that the Prophet (ﷺ) said, “A prayer in this mosque of mine is a thousand times greater than a prayer in other than it, except for the Masjid al-Haram.” [Bukhari; Muslim]
Allah the Almighty has made special rulings that pertain to the Sacred Mosque of Makkah. Inside, a Muslim is not allowed to fight, hunt birds or animals, cut off grown plants and flowers, or pick up something not his/hers unless he/she can ascertain the ownership of the object. One of the greatest merits of praying in the Sacred Mosque is that a Muslim will have his/her reward multiplied.

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