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Makkah Region
    • This jewel of civilizations is highlighted by vibrant tall mountains, where the great diversity of attractions includes religious landmarks and popular markets decorated with a fragrant past and an authentic culture
     

 ​Makkah City

Its mountains represent the spirit of old civilizations that began here. Makkah boasts a wide variety of cultures as it receives millions of visitors of all nationalities every year bringing their own traditions.

 Atraction Sities

 Makkah and its Surrounding Areas

 Museum

 What’s On

 Shopping Centers

 Folklore

    The vest-coat embroidered around the neck and on the pockets is dominant in Makkah. A white dress made of silk with embroidery is worn by people of the middle class. The general public wears Al-Kufia, as a headdress, which is made of cloth and embroidered with intertwined threads.
    Visitors to Makkah can taste three types of foods - the coastal, mountain, and desert foods. Because of the settlement of a number of nationalities in the Kingdom, a number of international dishes have been added to the Makkan cuisine enriching it greatly.
    Beautiful dances and songs are performed in Makkah during celebrations and events of national and social importance. Al-Mizmar is one of the dances dominating all the cities of Makkah region. It is performed by moving the sticks to the rhythms of drums while alternate dancers go to the dance floor as the performers change roles between them for dancing.
 

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