Places to Visit in Makkah – The House of Abu Bakr As Siddiq (RA)


The House of Abu Bakr (RA) in Makkah

Who gives his wealth (in charity) to become purified,while no one has conferred any favour on him for which he would give a return, but (he gave his wealth in charity) only to seek the Countenance of his Lord, the Most High.’

[Qur’an 98:18-20 *This verse was revealed in relation to Abu Bakr (RA) freeing Bilal (RA) as a slave in Makkah ]

House of Abu Bakr (RA) in Makkah
House of Abu Bakr (RA) in Makkah

 

 

 

 

 

This is the approximate location of the house of Abu Bakr (RA) in Makkah. This is the blessed house that the Prophet (SAW) would have frequented regularly. It was here that Abu Bakr (RA) lived with his family and it is from here that the blessed Hijrah to Madinah was commenced.

The approximate location is in the current Makkah Towers Hotel where a Masjid in the name of Abu Bakr (RA) has been built on the 4th floor.

More info available from the Islamic Landmarks website here:

http://www.islamiclandmarks.com/saudi/makkah/other/house_of_abu_bakr_ra.html

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