The Honorable Kaaba1 Minute Walk
It is an approximately cubic building. This is why it is called the Kaaba. It has four corners, which the Arabs call pillars and attribute to their directions. The Kaaba has four corners. Each of the four corners of the Kaaba has a name with a special significance. They are the Iraqi Corner, the Levantine Corner next to the Yemani Corner, and the Black Stone Corner where the stone itself is situated near the Kaaba door, which is opened twice a year. Additionally, there is the Hijr of Ismaa’eel, which is part of the Kaaba itself.