In the world there are so many secrets and mysteries associated with Islam. And one of the most secret and amazing places on earth is the Kaaba.
The Kaaba is a cube-shaped building in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, and is the most sacred site in Islam. The building predates Islam, and, according to Islamic tradition, the first building at the site was built by Ibrahim (a.s) but erected by Adam (a.s). The building has a mosque built around it, the Masjid al-Haram. All Muslims around the world face the Kaaba during prayers, no matter where they are.
130,000 Muslims can visit the mosque at the same time. The height of the Kaaba is 12.05m Length - 9 m, width - 13m.
In one corner of the Kaaba is the Black Stone - a stone egg shape, which, according to legend, once stood in the garden, God gave it to Adam. It was originally white Yahonty, but turned black with time, soaked with human sins.
Researchers and historians disagree on how much time the reconstruction of the Kaaba - call a number from 5 to 12 times. The first time the Kaaba reconstructed by Prophet Adam (a.s.).
The Bani Shaiba are an Islamic tribe that hold keys to the Kaaba. The members of the tribe greet visitors into the Kaaba during the cleaning ceremony and clean the interior together with the visitors.