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Abbas Gate (Bab 'Abbas)

Bab 'Abbas (باب العباس), gate no. 20, is one of the minor gates of Masjid al-Haram. It is located on the eastern side of the Masjid al-Haram Complex, along the Safah and Marwah tunnel.

circa 1800 CE

An old picture of the tripple arched gate leading into the Sa'yee route.

An old picture of the tripple arched 'Abbas gate leading into the Sa'yee route. The gate is named after ‘Abbas ibn ‘Abd al-Muttalib (566–652), the paternal uncle of Mohammed and forefather of the founder of the Abbasid Khalifate dynasty, who were the khalifs of Baghdad from 750 to 1258 CE.

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