200 likes | 376 Views
The Expansion of the Holy Mosque under Al-Saud Family. The 1 st Saudi Expansion. 1375- 1396. The 2 nd Saudi Expansion. 1409 AH. The 3 rd Saudi Expansion. 1429 AH. The 2 nd Saudi Expansion. It accommodates. 1,000,000 worshippers during the pilgrimage season.
E N D
The 1st Saudi Expansion 1375- 1396
The 2nd Saudi Expansion 1409 AH
The 3rd Saudi Expansion 1429 AH
The 2nd Saudi Expansion It accommodates 1,000,000 worshippers during the pilgrimage season 730,000 worshippers in everyday prayers
How many times was the Holy Mosque at Makkah enlarged ? ( 2 ) It was enlarged eight times between the days of the prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) and the Saudi period.
What is the main addition in the second Saudi Expansion ? ( 5 ) The main addition is a large annex built onto the western side of the Mosque where 140,000 worshippers can pray. 1- a large annex
How many floors does it consist of ? ( 5 ) It consists of three floors; a basement, a ground floor and a first floor.
one main entrance 14 secondary entrances
The annex has onemain entrance, 14 secondary entrances and two new 89-metre-high minarets. The Mosque now has a total of three main entrances and twenty-seven secondary entrances. The minarets are similar in height and design .
In addition to this, a large open plaza has been created to the east of Al-Mas’a (between As-Safa and Al-Marwah) which can accommodate 65,000 worshippers.
Why have the escalators been built ? ( 6 ) In order to help pilgrims, particularly elderly ones, to move from floor to floor. escalators
What does the annexe consist of? The basement The 1st floor The ground floor
Power : Two new power stations provide 1- the electricity for the additional lighting, 2- loudspeakers, 3- TV studios, 4- telephones 5- and clocks.
Ventilation Central air-conditioning has been provided for the basement. The ground floor and first floor are ventilated by the natural flow of air from windows and doors, aided by ceiling fans.
Water Zamzam water is available to pilgrims from 60 taps on the ground floor and 36 on the first floor.
Unit: 6 Lesson: 4 10\6 Additional Basement Escalator Fans Plan Secondary Ventilation Homework: P.83