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Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light)

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Description: In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on...
In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
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If ever in Mecca you most probably would be there for pilgrimage or omra, an experience that cannot be described. The Nour Mountain is a scene you cannot forget or miss out on. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If ever in Mecca you most probably would be there for pilgrimage or omra, an experience that cannot be described. The Nour Mountain is a scene you cannot forget or miss out on. My wife and I went together and enjoyed it very much and highly recommended it.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is the mountain where our Prophet Mohammed pbuh received prophet hood. He was used to go and pray in the Cave Hira, Here angel Jibrael (Gabrel) brought Quran from Allah (God) . There are stairs to go up.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Something needs to be done about the litter. More bins to be provided and a fine to be imposed for littering

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Esfahan, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Its so wonderful that people all go there in this mountain together to reach the prophet cave.be careful about the monkeys though :)

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Makkah Al-Mukaramma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

A place where Quran Kareem was revealed upon the last MESSENGER OF ALMIGHTY ALLAH, HAZRAT MUHAMMAD SALLAH HO ALAYHAY WASSALLUM. Must see place while in Makkah Al-Mukaramma on UMRA/Haj/visit or resident in Ksa.SUBHANALLAH

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

spiritual pilgrimage that encourage our spirit of life. we believe that this is the place being told in Holy Quran. do not push your activity to much trying to climb this mountain. prepare water and food before take this journey

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Visiting Jabal Al noor will help to re call the history of prophet's life . It will certainly help to realise the hardship they gone through . Praying or doing that particular place with the intention of "Sunnah" is an innovation. So beware about it and read the notice board at entry.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The mountain which houses the place where the first revelation's of Islam came. The mountain is quite steep with very little facilities, so be prepared to take your own water. Also no toilet facilities exist, so beware. Takes almost 30-45 minutes to reach the top. Amazing views when on top. Also very peaceful when you reach the top. Given that... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Amazing experience want to go back every year if Allah swt wills. Have enough energy pace yourself and pray and imagine that Prophet PBUH used to do this. Its an amazing and humble experience

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Clinmbing Jabal Noor word fail me as you start the incline you wonder will i get to the top and you start reciting making thikr for the almighty and before you know it you're on top what a beautiful sight to seea nd hear the athaan go for Fajr and you are able to climb through the cave and make... More 

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