Al Adl cemetery
|Location||Majid street, Mecca|
|Size||50,000 square meters|
Al Adl cemetery ("Divine justice", Arabic: مقبره العدل) is one of the earliest and largest resting places in Mecca. It is also the second largest cemetery in the city.
History and location
The graveyard was opened in 1926 and its size is around 50,000 square meters. The cemetery is on Majed Street in Mecca. It is near Masjid Al Haram that is located at northeast. The cemetery is also near Makkah governorate headquarters that is at east side.
Many eminent Saudi royals were interred in the Al Adl cemetery, including Crown Prince Nayef, Prince Mansour, Prince Mishari, Prince Majid, Prince Fawwaz, Prince Sattam and Prince Abdullah Al Faisal. Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Baz and Muhammad bin Saleh Al Othaimeen were also buried in the graveyard. Additionally, the cemetery has been used as a resting place for former imams of Masjid Al Haram.
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