In Pictures: Here Are The Ways Muslims From Across The World Are Performing Hajj

    Two million worshippers from more than 150 countries are in Mecca for the five-day pilgrimage.

    Arriving at Masjid al-Haram, the Grand Mosque, in Mecca.

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    Making tawaf around the Kaaba.

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    Getting close to the Kaaba.

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    Putting on ihram.

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    Changing of kiswah, the cloth that covers the Kaaba.

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    Touching the golden door of the Kaaba.

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    Nariman El-mofty / AP
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    Nariman El-mofty / AP

    Praying at Mount Arafat.

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    Staying in tents at Mina.

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    Absorbing the nightlife.

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    Taking in the holy city

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