Inside Mecca

Fidelma OLeary outside the Grand Mosque
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Muslim pilgrims file into Meccas Grand Mosque located at the heart of the city. Home to the Kaaba, Islam's holiest shrine, the mosque is designed to accommodate nearly two million pilgrims who converge on Mecca during the hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage.

National Geographic News takes an inside look at Inside Mecca
Photograph copyright Reza, National Geographic Society
 
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