Hajj the fifth pillar of Islam – photography

Hajj is the fifth pillar of Islam. It is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Makkah in the month of Zul Hijj. Hajj is  a mandatory religious duty for Muslims that must be carried out at least once in their lifetime by all adult Muslims who are physically and financially capable of undertaking the journey.



Several years ago….pilgrims attending the Hajj.



arriving by ferry at jeddah port


bus for hajjis

masjid haram entrance


Above, worshippers outside the masjid Al Haram



market 2

Hajj, in the modern history


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