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  1. Apr 2021
    1. Mecca. In this city, one finds the arch of Mohamed, the prophet of the Saracens who make a pilgrimage here from all regions.

      We read a bit about Mecca in the background of Mansa Musa. He was well known for his pilgrimage to Mecca due to the world becoming aware of his great wealth. Mecca is seen as the holiest city of Islam as it was the birthplace of Muhammad, the Islamic Prophet. As the highlighted section stated, people would make a pilgrimage from all over in order to worship Allah and still do so today.