The fifth and last Pillar of Islam is the Hajj. It is expressly expressed in the Holy Qur’an that each genuinely and monetarily capable Muslim ought to make the Hajj to the Holy City of Makkah once in the course of their life.

The Hajj is viewed as the perfection of every Muslim’s strict obligations and desire. Muslims from everywhere the world try to make the Hajj to the Holy City of Makkah, which happens between the eighth and thirteenth days of the last month of the Islamic schedule – Dhu’l-Hijjah – of every year. Muslims go a huge number of miles to arrive at the Holy City of Makkah for the Hajj and play out the customs in a similar way as the Prophet Muhammad (harmony arrive) very nearly fourteen centuries prior.

As per the Department of General Statistics at the Planning Ministry, the quantity of travelers for 2004 (1424 AH) added up to 2,164,469. There were 1,534,759 pioneers from outside the Kingdom, while 629,710 were from inside the Kingdom.