Ka3ba’s new keswa كسوة الكعبة الجديدة

Yesterday was the day they change the keswa of elKa3ba elmosharrafa, and this is one of the first pictures of the new keswa.

Here is my previous post about the new keswa.

The changing of Qa3ba Kiswa tomorrow كسوة الكعبة يوم الغد

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باكر راح يكون موعدنا مع كسوة الكعبة انشاءالله

Tomorrow will be the day they change and renew the kiswa of Al-Qa3ba Al-Mosharrafa inshalla

You can watch the ceremony live and online

  • The Kiswa costs 20 million SR, roughly $5.5 million.
  • It’s made from natural silk
  • It’s length is 47 meters, it’s height is 14 meters long which includes a 95 cm strip that has the Quran verses in threads of gold.

Amazing Exhibition: Door of Holly Ka’aba along with Ancient A9nam

The original door of Al-Ka3ba Al-Mosharafa is currently under exhibition at the Louvre’s Museum as part of the “Roads of Saudi Arabia” Exhibition.

What is shocking about this exhibition is that it will also feature an ancient statue dating 400-600 b.c., and this statue is just like Al-A9nam the Profit Mohammad ordered to be destroyed at the beginning of Islam.

The show will run from July 14 till September 27, 2010, and will be in the Louvre’s new Islamic Arts halls financed by prince Al-Waleed Bin Talal (approx. cost is $24.5 million).

I think the door is just amazing.