Old Footage Features Hajj in 1938

TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Hajj pilgrimage was a difficult journey for those who traveled to Saudi Arabia from different countries on foot or by camels or cars.

Hajj in 1938


Hajj is a pilgrimage to Mecca that every able-bodied and financially able Muslim is obliged to undertake at least once during their lifetime.

The following footage shows the Hajj pilgrimage in 1938.

The Quran recitation in the background is by late Egyptian qari Abdul Saman Abdul Basit.