بئر زمزم، مكة، الحجاز The well of the Zamzam Holy Water, Makkah, Hejaz. Muslims believe that the Zamzam well is a contemporary miracle, never having gone dry despite the millions of litres of water attributed to the well consumed every year. It had been deepened several times in history, during periods of severe droughts.
The entrance is a door above the ground on the north-eastern wall of the Kaaba. In 1979 the 300 kg gold doors made by chief artist Ahmad bin Ibrahim Badr, replaced the old silver doors made by his father, Ibrahim Badr in 1942.There is a wooden staircase on wheels, usually stored in the mosque between the arch-shaped gate of Banū Shaybah and the Zamzam Well.