15 Fascinating Photos from Hajj 1889

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Ever wondered what Hajj was like more than 125 years ago? These fascinating photos will give you a glimpse of what it was like.

The photos were taken by ʻAbd al-Ghaffār, al-Sayyid, an Indian physician who resided in Makkah and they are some of the oldest known photos of Makkah and its surrounding areas.

The Masjid Al Haram

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The City of Makkah

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Makkan Noblemen

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Mina

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Plains of Mount Arafah

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Muzdalifah

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Photos courtesy of Library of Congress

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