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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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In the Muslim religion, Prophet Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain. Its very hard to climb the mountain though there is stairway. takes almost 1.5 to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Mainul P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

In the Muslim religion, Prophet Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain. Its very hard to climb the mountain though there is stairway. takes almost 1.5 to 2 hours to climb to the top. Once you reach at the top Holy kaba can be seen from the mountain , also there are some shops who sells water... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The popular spot is above on the hill with so many rocks. There was stairs to walk but because so many people at that time we choose to climb between the rocks.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

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

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Medina, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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1 Thank tahirmehmood4u
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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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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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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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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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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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