AMAZING PHOTOS FROM HAJJ 1953

Catch a glimpse of how it was like to perform Hajj in 1953. Though this was only just over 60 years ago, a lot has changed mainly due to the increase in the number of pilgrims going to perform Hajj.

arriving by ferry at jeddah port

Many pilgrims would travel to Makkah via a ferry or a ship, in those days commercial air travel was still in its early stages and it was not as widely available as it is today.

arriving by plane to hajj

For those who could afford it, they would embark on their journey on board small planes from nearby countries.

Makkah street

A busy street in Makkah. An Ottoman style minaret can be seen.

haram

Worshippers outside the Mosque’s entrance.

 

kaba mataf

A close up view of the Ka’ba.

market

Markets and stalls near the Masjid Al Haram

market 2

 

animals

Pilgrims would keep their livestock with them during their Hajj.

pilgrims pray

Pilgrims pray near their camels.

arafah

Tents can be seen pitched in Arafah next to mount Arafah.

jamarah

The Jamarat used to be small pillars which would be stoned symbolising stoning of the devil.

Photos courtesy of the National Geographic Magazine

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