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It’s gives you the serenity and peacefulness when you step foot on the holy land and it rejuvenates... read more

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Toronto, Canada

A trip to Mecca will not complete without visiting Jabal Nour. A historical monument and some photo... read more

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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s gives you the serenity and peacefulness when you step foot on the holy land and it rejuvenates your soul

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip to Mecca will not complete without visiting Jabal Nour. A historical monument and some photo taking opportunities

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank FaiziMdKhalid
Reviewed May 26, 2019 via mobile

Visiting this particular mountain takes you back 1400years when our beloved Muhammad rasullillah s.a.w was hiding from his enemies. It was also here that certain ayats of the holy qur'an was revealed and from here he could see kaaba

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

The only thing which was uncomfortable was the weather even it was difficult to offer 2 nafal over there.However the feeling over that place can not described in words. Do keep an umbrella and bottle of water with you.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank sabaibbi
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

It took us 1 hour to climb the mountain. But how can anyone miss this place where our beloved Rasool (s.a.w.w) prayed for so many years. There are few shops (gemstones) on the way as well as once we reach the top (prayer beads etc.)...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

I had a chance to take many beautiful pics of the city from the height. You will feel the wind and thank Allah for this at the end!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019 via mobile

This is the site where the quran was first revealed. It's a relatively easy climb. About 25 minutes. Worth the climb and wait to enter the cave.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Marco_Battuta
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

We visited makkah during hajj 2016. This place is a holy place. I visited this in night to avod hot wearher. There is very much ramp initially and then well maintained stairs to reach the ghare hira at top.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank muhammadshoaib
Reviewed March 2, 2019

This is the mountain where Prophet Muhammad received the revelation of the Holy Koran. It is about half an Hour from Mecca to the base and then a walk of about an hour to the stop. Unfortunately the entire path is lined with beggars and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FaizalP61
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

Takes about 45-60 mins to get to the top holding a baby. Worth it at the top for the view and of course the cave. Too bad there are many beggars up there. Don't give them money, saw some guy come around collect the money...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Response from SHONA969 | Reviewed this property |
Yes only muslims are allowed into the city of Mecca ,several checkpoints enroute. Saudi gov are very queued up when it comes to pilgrims ,strick rules are in place ,they know who you are where you coming from ,who youre... More
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Response from mdkhaleel | Reviewed this property |
You can definitely visit not only this place but also the best & sacred & blessed places on earth, Grand Mosques of Mecca & Madinah and no force on earth can prevent you from this, provided you believe in one & only Creator... More