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This Photoshopped Picture of the Kaaba Went Viral on Twitter

by in Soul on 4th May, 2018

Source: Twitter @shalomalaykum

A good quality photo of the Kaaba and Masjid Al-Haram normally get a few likes and retweets from Muslim Twitter. Throw in a happy couple in front of the Kabaa and you are guaranteed Twitter fame. But this Twitter user photoshopped out the clock tower and various other buildings and hotels from the skyline of Masjid Al-Haram. The beautiful simplicity of the Kaaba with minarets was left as well as the hundreds of pilgrims which followed with a number of discussions in the comments section and over 16,000 retweets and 35,000 likes.

While some stated hotels are necessary to accommodate those who partake in pilgrimage, others felt the hotels introduced a hierarchy system and a significant divide.

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