Sa'yee Gallery (Wadi-i Safa wl-Marwah)

Sa'yee Gallery is the covered valley between Safa and Marwah, where according to Islamic tradition Hagar (Hajarah) travelled back and forth seven times in search of water or help for her infant son Ishmael.

The two points and the path between al-Safa and al-Marwah are now inside a long gallery that forms part of the Masjid. The distance between Safa and Marwah is approximately 300 m (980 ft), so that seven trips amount to roughly 2.1 km (1.3 mi).

Date Landscape Notes Reference
General view of Sa'yee Gallery going toward al-Marwah General view of Sa'yee Gallery as pilgrims leave towards Koh-i Marwah at the start of Sa'yee
Pilgrims at Mount Safa Pilgrims at Mount Safa, the starting point of Sa'yee.
Pilgrims returning at Mount Safa from Mount Marwah Pilgrims returning from al-Marwah at al-Safa
Latest Update: June 21, 2015