Masjid al-Haram, Saudi Arabia, aka The Sacred Mosque, Masjid al-Haram is the largest mosque on earth. Expanding over square metres within the city of Mecca, Masjid al-Haram was built in 638 AD & has the capacity to be able to accommodate up to people.
I wonder what the story is with all those people hanging there, trying to get in this door? The original pinner had written "Just like my door at home." There are people hanging off her doorstep at home?
Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam at the British Museum – in pictures
Hajj is the pilgrimage to Mecca that every Muslim must make at least once in their lifetime, if they are able. A new exhibition at the British Museum charts the history of this deeply personal journey in art and artefacts