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7 Photos of Masjid Al Haram from 1947

These pictures taken by Mohammed Helmi show a glimpse of what the Masjid Al Haram looked like more than 65 years ago. Just goes to show how much has changed.

Al Abbas Gate

al abbas gate

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The Mataf area – notice that there was no marble flooring…

haram courtyard

So many birds…

haram

No queues at the Hajar Al Aswad back then…

kaba

There was a building above the ZamZam well called the ZamZam building…

zamzam building

And there was also a structure above Maqam Ibrahim.

maqam ibrahim

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