A picturesque city nestled between coastal hills near Jeddah, Makkah (or Mecca) is the holiest city in Islam. Meaning ‘Holy City of Prophet Mohammed,’ Makkah offers magnificent masjids and other sacred buildings that inspire the soul and heighten the senses. Makkah houses Al Masjid Al Haram, the largest mosque in the world surrounding the Kaaba, which Muslims face when in prayer. This is a truly humbling destination and you cannot fail to be uplifted by the spiritual charm of Makkah. Please check on restrictions to visit Makkah.