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Interesting Facts about the Quran Gateway to Makkah

Interesting Facts about the Quran Gateway to Makkah

The greater part of you more likely than not visited Saudi Arabia for Umrah, Hajj or some other reason once in your lifetime. In the wake of arriving at the Jeddah airplane terminal, you have to take a ride to enter Makkah. 

You more likely than not saw a tremendous Quran entryway entrance before entering the sacred city of Makkah. The individuals who have not visited the place given me a chance to inform you concerning this wonderful door to Makkah. 

It is a lovely door and practically all the Muslim inhabitants of Saudi Arabia has seen it. 

1-It is known as the Quran Gateway. The Quran Gateway connotes the limits of Haram. The region of Haram is the most quiet zone for Muslims. 


At the point when Muslims are in the territory of Ihram performing Hajj or Umrah, they are not permitted to kill any creature around there until the day of tenth of Dhul Hijjah. 

2-It is situated in Makkah on the Jeddah Makkah Highway and is 27Km far from Masjid-al-Haram. You can without much of a stretch notice the structure while entering the premises of Makkah from the West. 

It is a gigantic structure and you can't just miss it on the off chance that you are going to Makkah from the side of Jeddah or Madina. 

3-The entryway was designed by Dia Aziz Dia and by an Egyptian designer, Samir Elabd in 1979 for an engineering firm IDEA Centers. 

4-The structure is a tremendous open Holy Quran kept on a Quran stand. This isn't just a great structure from the perspective of the travel industry yet actually, mitigates eyes of all Muslims when one enters the Holy City. 

5-The structure is huge to the point that it covers eight paths of traffic including a middle expressway divider. Gateway is worked as a curve over the street, and comprises of three principle parts: 

5.1-Two premises every 30 m × 48 m (98 ft × 157 ft) wide and around 3 m (10 ft) tall, and situated at sides of the street; go about as help obstructs for wings (make curve) 

5.2-Two wings each around 80 m (262 ft) long, 48– 18 m (157– 59 ft) wide and 20 m (66 ft) tall, and extending up from premises to converge around 23 m (75 ft) over the street; go about as help establishment for book (its stand) 

5.3-Open book with two pages about 16.5 m (54 ft) long and 26 m (85 ft) wide each, and crossing 23– 31 m (75– 102 ft) over the street; goes about as the fundamental image for curve 

6-The sides of the stand have a delightful blue and green glass windows joined to the walls. The entire structure is brightened with different examples and can get lit up around evening time in a wide range of ways. 

7-Only Muslims are permitted to enter the Holy urban areas of Madinah and Makkah. It is imperative to make reference to here that there is an overwhelming discipline for the non-Muslims to enter the sacred city. 

In this way, kindly don't attempt it as Saudi government is bound by the Islamic law to go without Non-Muslims from entering the Holy city of Makkah and Madina. 

8-Under the Quran Gateway structure, the administration has planted palm trees between the four-laned approaching and active street to Makkah. 

On its sides, there is fine-cut boxwood inside clean gardens, with molded and edge wall, little parking areas and other helper offices reaching out into a major complex.