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Hajj ‘nap pods’ being introduced for pilgrims to Saudi

Mansour al-Amer stands next to the new sleep pods. The free nap stations are part of new measures Saudi Arabia is rolling out in a bid to modernise the hajj.

Saudi Arabia Tests Japan-Inspired ‘Nap Pods’ for Muslim Hajj

The nap pods provide a solution for pilgrims of limited means who cannot afford to book hotels on site but need a quick rest during hajj. Each napper will have three hours of access to the pods, which are imported from Japan at cost of around $1,114 (1,000 euros) each.

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Japan’s Sleeping Pods Make Their Saudi Debut At Hajj

The Gulf nation is planning to introduce Japan’s famed capsule rooms or narrow sleep pods in Mina as the six-day Hajj starts today. The Haji and Mutamer Gift Charitable Association is working at offering about 18 to 24 of these Japanese sleep pods for pilgrims to nap in for free.

Saudi Arabia tests Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’ for haj

The nap pods provide a solution for pilgrims of limited means who cannot afford to book hotels on site but need a quick rest during haj. A Saudi man sits inside a sleep pod in Mecca on Aug 16

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The nap pods provide a solution for pilgrims of limited means who cannot afford to book hotels on site but need a quick rest during hajj. Each napper will have three hours of access to the pods, which are imported from Japan at cost of around $1,114 (1,000 euros) each.

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Saudi rolls out ‘nap pods’ for hajj pilgrims | MEO

The nap pods provide a solution for pilgrims of limited means who cannot afford to book hotels on site but need a quick rest during hajj. Each napper will have three hours of access to the pods, which are imported from Japan at cost of around $1,114 (1,000 euros) each.

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Saudi Arabia introduces free nap pods to Haj – The Siasat

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia will introduce free sleeping pods during this year’s Haj starting on Sunday. Between 18 and 24 modern hotel capsules will be offered to pilgrims to nap in for free in the coming six days, said the Haji and Mu’tamer’s Gift Charitable Association.

Saudi Arabia tests Japan-inspired ‘nap pods’ for Hajj 2018

But for hajj, which takes pilgrims across Mecca and Mina — two cities in western Saudi Arabia home to the holiest sites of Islam — the pods were also inspired by the rising popularity of car