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A cube-shaped, flat-roofed building in the center of the Great Mosque at Mecca; the most sacred shrine of the Muslims.
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The court heard that Kabah, 42, of Meadow Lane, Gateshead, had been fasting through Ramadan and her sleep pattern had been altered so that she had issues with insomnia.
From the command of the Quassy, the houses were built around the Kabah, leaving sufficient space for circumambulation of the holy house.
El Parque Estatal de Kabah (20[grados]14' N-89[grados]39' W) pertenece al municipio de Santa Elena, cuenta con una superficie de 949 ha (SECOL 2007); el clima es calido subhumedo con lluvias en verano (Flores & Espejel 1994), con una precipitacion media anual de 1,062 mm y una temperatura media anual de 24.8 [grados]C; el tipo de vegetacion dominante es selva mediana subcaducifolia, que cubre el 35% de la superficie de la ZA, con una altura promedio de 12 m y una altura maxima del dosel de 20 m, las especies mas comunes son: Caesalpinia gaumeri, Lysiloma latisiliquum, Piscidia piscipula, Acacia cornigera, Bursera simaruba (SECOL 2007).
Hence he returned to Mecca and with the help of Ismail the first place of worship, the Kabah, was built.
Among the ruins that are increasingly popular to visit: Kabah, Sayil, Labna, Coba, and Dzibil Chaltun.
The most holy site in Mecca is the al-Haram Mosque, within which is housed the Black Stone - or Kabah. During the pilgrimage, the faithful circle the Kabah seven times and try to touch the rose stone held inside it.
Frequently, shore excursions there offer opportunities to glimpse the Mayan world at Chichen Itza, Uxmal, Isle Mujeres, El Rey, San Gervacio, Kabah, and Tulum in Yucatan; Xunantunich and Altun Ha in Belize; Tikal and Quirigua in Guatemala; and Copan in Honduras.