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The road to Mecca: The Non-Moslem Bypass

A road sign on the highway out of Jeddah to Mecca (Makkah) that marks the point at which non-muslim drivers were obliged to divert around the holy city. Non-muslims attempting to enter Mecca are stopped at checkpoint(s) just beyond this sign because unbelievers have always been prohibited from entering this most important of the three holy precincts of Islam (i.e., Makkah, Madinah, and Jerusalem).

NonMuslim bypassMeccaMakkahTaifSaudi Arabia