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Mecca for

1. A place that is exceptionally popular with or important to a specific group of people. This place has long been considered Mecca for fans of horror movies. Los Angeles is something of a Mecca for aspiring actors.
2. The very best place to see, obtain, or enjoy something; the most important place relating to something. This town is Mecca for barbecue—chefs here treat it like a true art form. Tokyo, specifically the area known as Akihabara, is considered by many to be the Mecca for anime, video games, and all sorts of other wonderfully geeky things.

Mecca for someone

Fig. a place that is frequently visited by a particular group of people because it is important to them for some reason. (From the city of Mecca, the religious center of Islam.) New York City is a Mecca for theatergoers. St. Andrews is a Mecca for golf enthusiasts because of its famous course.