Stories of the modern pilgrimage

Every year, 25,000 British Muslims make the pilgrimage to Mecca. As part of the exhibition, Hajj: journey to the heart of Islam, the British Museum asked what this journey is like. Video © Trustees of the British Museum.

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Cite this page as: The British Museum, "Stories of the modern pilgrimage," in Smarthistory, May 6, 2021, accessed September 27, 2023,