Incredible aerial photographs of the holiest place in Islam have emerged as Muslim worshippers gathered to pray at the Grand mosque during Ramadan.
The city of Mecca welcomed millions of Muslims on Lailat al-Qadr, or Night of Power, who marked the night on which the Koran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad by Allah.
Take a look at the stunning imagery:
Muslim worshippers praying at the Grand mosque, in the holy city of Mecca during Ramadan
Muslim worshippers praying at the Grand mosque on Lailat al-Qadr, or Night of Power, on which the Koran was revealed to Prophet Mohammad by Allah
Millions of Muslims journey to Mecca every year for the culmination of the holy night of Ramadan. The Saudi Arabian city’s population almost trebles during the festivities
Muslim worshippers at the holiest place in Islam