Can a Non-Muslim Visit Mecca?

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Fatwa ID: 05822

 

Answered by: Shaykh Ahmed bin Mohamed Umarji

 

Question:

 

Can a non-Muslim visit Mecca?

 

 

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful

 

Answer:

 

Imam an-Nasafi explains that the view of the Hanafi jurists is that non-Muslims are not allowed to perform hajj and umrah, however, it is allowed for them to enter Makkah Mukarramah and the Masjid al-Haram. 1

 

 

 

Only Allah knows best

Written by Shaykh Ahmed bin Mohamed Umarji

Checked and approved by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham

 

 

 

 

  1. Tafseer an-Nasafi, Page 432, Darul Marifah Beirut

 

 

 

 

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