"Prayers and shopping" Top 5 Page for this destination Saudi Arabia Local Custom Tip by DunaKal

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  AL-Haram Mosque Makkah(copy right google images)
by DunaKal

Our shops open from 10 am til 1p.m then from 5p.m again til 10 or sometimes 11p.m.
At these times there are 3 prayers(the noon prayer,the sunset prayer and the evening prayer)so shops close for about 20 to 30 minutes to give the salesmen a chance to preform their prayers at the mosque.
So to give you the best times to go to shop either try it in the morning shift(from 10am to 1p.m) or after the evening prayers(from 8p.m to 10p.m).

Even information number goes on hold for prayers.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated May 14, 2004
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