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Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light)

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Address: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Phone Number: 02037438188
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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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It takes 2 hours to climb and one hour to come back.In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It takes 2 hours to climb and one hour to come back.In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you are there you will forget all current life style & futuristic thins & lost in past with a humble heart.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Holy place for Muslims Of the most important holy places for Muslims, and I personally prefer to visit these places because I constantly Muslim It is a place where Muslims held prayers

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Medina, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommend to take water and some fruits with you as its take 2 hours to climb and one hour to come back and there is only one shop which sales each stuff very expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We prepared for this journey about a month before we went for Umrah by doing random short climbs (running up and down the stars), evening runs, extra walking. It is always better to prepared a little more than to be caught off guard. Best time = immediately after Fajr. Ask the taxi driver to take you to the base of... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This mountain has within it cave Hira. Cave Hira is where the first revelation of the Qur'an took place. As such this mountain has huge historical significance for Muslims. The silhouette of the mountain is unique and characteristic. I haven't yet climbed the mountain but plan to during future visits.

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Thank Alim U
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

You cannot get a better,hectic yet peacefull and blessed place and it is a very beeg walk up a very blessed mountain

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

This is one of the mountain that will be brought up to heaven. This is one of the place that must be visited by the pilgrimmate.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

This place has a strong historical value. The Prophet Mohammad PBUH used to climb this mountain every day and worship Allah (swt). It's only 10 minutes away from MAKKAH by car. Always full of people. Really amazing.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Did I say wow enough in the title? Wow its an amazing review. Taxi ride from Haram is only 20 Rials - get a taxi cab with a meter because they won't over charge. Oh wow - back to what I was saying. This mountain is simply amazing. When I got out the car, I immediately remembered being in Yemen... More 

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