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The final boundary of limitations marking the holy areas of Makkah. Non-muslims can't enter in the limitations of the Holy City.
Holy Land boundary, near Hudaibiya
haram boundary makkah south
This sign demarcates the boundary of the 'Haram' or prohibition regulated area that encompases the holy sites in Makkah. For some religious rites, a pilgrim has to exit the holy areas, redress in pilgrim clothing and reenter the holy areas to complete his or her religious rites.
One of the entrances telling non-muslims are not allowed within in the Holy City.
The Masa'a (the gallery connecting the Rock of al-Safa' with al-Marwah) was extended to reach the mosque. The extension was built on two floors, with a structure of reinforced concrete arches clad in carved marble and artificial stone. This gallery communicates with the street and the mosque through eleven doors.
The Rock al-Safa — from which the ritual walking (Arabic: سعى saʿy) begins — is located approximately half a mile from the Kaaba. Al-Marwah is located about 100 m (330 ft) from the Kaaba. The distance between Safa and Marwah is approximately 450 m (1,480 ft), so that seven trips amount to roughly 3.15 km (1.96 mi). The two points and the path between them are now inside a long gallery that forms part of the Masjid.