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Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light)

What3words: Totals.cave.junior, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
02037438188
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Mountain of light

Jabal-al-noor literally translate to mean the Hill of Illumination or Mountain of Light. This a... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2012
PrestonGuild
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United Kingdom
Good experience, and great view

It was nice to see what the prophet used to see from above such a landscape. it was amazing. though... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2012
Muhammad A
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“steep climb” (6 reviews)
“small cave” (5 reviews)
“hour climb” (4 reviews)
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What3words: Totals.cave.junior, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 7 March 2012

Jabal-al-noor literally translate to mean the Hill of Illumination or Mountain of Light. This a prime tourist attraction and sightseeing in Mecca is incomplete without a trip to the Jabal-al-noor. The first light of Prophet Muhammad's message was received here with the first revelation in...More

1  Thank PrestonGuild
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

It was nice to see what the prophet used to see from above such a landscape. it was amazing. though exhausting to climb up.

2  Thank Muhammad A
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Reviewed 21 February 2012

This the place to remind us of the good old days , A quick trip into the past . Your family will be taught a great lesson of our great prophet ( Mohamad Peace be upon him ) . You have to be physically fit...More

10  Thank M O
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Reviewed 8 February 2012

When you reach from meena for arafat you could be droped any place in arafat valley, from here you could find jabal-al-noor easily . Peopls in Ahraams try to throng this area in full passion but mostly peoples mostly non arabs loose there companions/freinds/family alongwith...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2012

Once, after all the hassles of climbing, you reach the top of Jabal Al Noor and enter the place where the Prophet meditated, you feel a tremendous sense of aura, a stream of calm and solace embrace you and the feeling is really difficult to...More

5  Thank csaleem
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Reviewed 7 February 2012

remember the great effort of the prophet - peace be upon him-

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Reviewed 14 January 2012

Very difficult but highly recommended. Always keep few bottles of water and wear comfortable shoes

2  Thank arshadwm
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Reviewed 14 December 2011

you have to visit this place if your in maccah,nice feeling lot of shopping boutiques,around climbing the moutain be care,avoid using slippery shoes or slippers,make sure you have a good grip slipper when climbing

2  Thank free f
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Reviewed 12 December 2011

Jabal Noor you can see from Holy Harm its around 08 km far from Holy Mosque and people is going to see that place in early morning.

1  Thank barcelona_done
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Reviewed 20 November 2011

A nice walk, great views all the way up, encountering many stalls and gift shops from start to finish and, once you reach the top of Jabal Noor you see the cave of Hira - limited in size and space with a nice view of...More

4  Thank usman247
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Stephen W
30 August 2015|
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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
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Nash34
10 March 2015|
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Response from Shaltoni | Reviewed this property |
They will inshalah just name sure to start early and take water plus camera so you film your journey and never need to return.
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SyedP271
31 January 2015|
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Response from Shifaa S | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know there are 2 times in the day that people would climb it. Very early in the morning or dinner time/ slightly after dinner time. I went in a group of 4 at night around dinner time or slightly later (8pm?), and... More
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