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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


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

haram courtyard

So many birds…


No queues at the Hajar Al Aswad back then…


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

Written by IlmFeed

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