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  • Ibn Batutta passes through Gaza and Hebron

    Arriving in Aydhab, Ibn Battuta and his convoy realized the complexity of the political situation as well as the difficulties in crossing the Red Sea, hence they returned back to Cairo to take the land route to Makkah. Ibn Battuta stayed just for a day in Cairo and started his journey…
  • Ibn Batutta visits Bethlehem and Jerusalem

    On his way from Hebron to Jerusalem, Ibn Battuta visited Bethlehem to see the birthplace of Isa (A.S). In his Rihla, Ibn Batutta states "On the way from Hebron to Jerusalem, I visited Bethlehem, the birthplace of Isa (A.S) (Jesus - Peace be upon him). The site is covered by a…
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