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Crimean Muslims are offered economy and standard packages to perform Umrah, reports the press service of the Spiritual Administration of Crimean and Sevastopol Muslims.

Scheduled to coincide with January holidays, a 10-day minor pilgrimage will see pilgrims visit holy places in Mecca and Medina. The economy package costs $1350, while the standard package will run into $1530. Pilgrims will depart from Moscow.

Crimean Muslims willing to perform Umrah this year are invited to submit their documents to the Spiritual Administration of Crimean and Sevastopol Muslims.

Umrah is a minor pilgrimage which is all about visiting Mecca, and more specifically the Forbidden Mosque, in any month of the year except the one in which Hajj is performed.

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