In Pictures: Hajj 2015

About three million people from around the world expected to converge in Mecca and other nearby areas for Hajj.

| Religion, Islam, Saudi Arabia

Millions of people have come to Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage, one of the world's largest annual gatherings.

The pilgrimage is a central pillar of the Islamic faith, a spiritual journey meant to cleanse the faithful of sin and bring them closer to God.  

This year's Hajj pilgrimage takes place from 22 to 26 September.


Related: Hajj in real-time


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