The Kaa'ba, Mecca


Performing the sa'ee, the running between the two hills of Safa and Marwa. This is a rite of umra and hajj that was first done by Hagar, the wife of Abraham (peace be upon him), when she was desperately searching for water. The hills are about 0.5 km apart, and she ran back and forth seven times. The middle area of the hall is reserved for wheelchairs. All pilgrims must perform the sa'ee.