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Holy site

Thinking of climbing this mountain is unimaginable. The rugged and stony terrain, but the prophet... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
momohamed
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Mountain of Light

Not much to comment just like any other Jabal.. For those who like to mountain hike then this is a... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
roziewahab
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
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What3words: Totals.cave.junior, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Thinking of climbing this mountain is unimaginable. The rugged and stony terrain, but the prophet (saw) along with Abubakar (raw) did it. If you can't appreciate the sacrifice, then your imaan needs a check up.

Thank momohamed
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Not much to comment just like any other Jabal.. For those who like to mountain hike then this is a good one to try

Thank roziewahab
Reviewed 22 January 2017

of course jabal alnoor is very famous in Makkah and for all muslims becuz in this mountain there is Ghar Hera , where our prophet Mohammad was worshipping Allah secretly before he announced his message for the world .. I advice not to climb the...More

1  Thank abdullahhamzaa
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Once again this was another place i went to see with our tour guide. Has history which i learnt as being a Muslim. Truly mesmerizing.

Thank SilverS007
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Historical site where Adam meet eve on the planet earth. Many people who wishes to find their life partner comes here to pray. Area has been cleaned up. Previously lots of camel and buggy rides. Better now for visiting.

Thank JimmyKL
Reviewed 12 January 2017

not for the feint hearted- even as a regular walker it took us 40 minutes to climb to the top (having stopped about 4 times for a rest !) the steps are steep and to be honest the best time is after Asr prayer(carry plenty...More

5  Thank Fawad R
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Took more than 2 hours to climb. Went there at night as the temp was much better than during the day. Make sure to carry plenty of water and a touch light. The mountain is a bit steep and wearing a right gears are important....More

2  Thank Kam M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I went up here with my husband and my kid...when I start climbing I really feel its so much history for our beloved Prophet SAW

Thank satriachandra68
Reviewed 3 January 2017

i went up with my wife and 3 kids when ever you it from down you may think it is too hard and impossible but when you start climbing its so easy it takes one hour to go up and 40 mint to come down....More

1  Thank yousaf s
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I must say that this sight paints a picture of the difficulties Holy Prophet faced and his hard work thus if you can go there, you must however the climb takes 45 minutes up and about 30 minutes down which is some Physical challenge

1  Thank Salaar A
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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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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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