al-Marwah

By the Editors of the Madain Project

The Mount Marwah (المروة) is the second of the Twin Hills at Masjid al-Haram. In Islamic Tradition when Abraham (Ibrahim) left Hagar (Hajrah) at Mecca with a few provisions, she ran back and forth between the valley of Safa and Marwah climbing each seven times in search of water or help.

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circa 150 CE

Marwah is located approximately 350 meters from Kaaba. The mount is now a part of Masjid. Today not much remains of the original hill as it is now covered and part of the Masjid Haram, only a few rocks of the tip are visible. It is the second of the two points of al-Masa'a, from here the pilgrims return back to al-Safa.

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