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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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Its a spiritual place having peace on the mountain.. worth to climb it to have a scenic view of makkah city .

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its a spiritual place having peace on the mountain.. worth to climb it to have a scenic view of makkah city .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is the place where the question of our beloved prophet SAW was answered.When we read about the place couldnt imagine what is actually is, once you see it you start wondering how can you climb up this hill so frequently to get your answers. You can imagine the conviction our prophet SAW had and also you can also appreciate... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 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 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 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 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 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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