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Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light)

Mecca, Saudi Arabia
02037438188
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Night Climb

I came here with my tour group at about 11pm. My advice is to wear comfortable shoes and carry a... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2016
syashaxo
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Asia
Ziarah

Jabal Nur is one of the most visited places after Umroh or Hajj. You can travel here by bus or... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2016
dead_cobain
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“steep climb” (6 reviews)
“hour climb” (4 reviews)
“angel gabriel” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

I came here with my tour group at about 11pm. My advice is to wear comfortable shoes and carry a water bottle. It took me surprisingly less than an hour to climb up but that is because my fit brother was forcing me to rush...More

1  Thank syashaxo
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Jabal Nur is one of the most visited places after Umroh or Hajj. You can travel here by bus or taxi. I've traveled with six people using 7-seater taxi that cost me SAR 160 for the Ziarah including other six places. It would be memorable...More

1  Thank dead_cobain
Reviewed 15 December 2016

It is tough to climb even in these days with joggers. It will take almost 2.5 to 3 hours to reach Ghar-e-Hira. Take water and some snacks before going there otherwise nothing is available during hiking. Weather is also tough in Saudi Arabia. If you...More

Thank Aqeel F
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Takes about an hour to climb. Lots of taxi ready to take you there at about 50 SAR. Many beggars and workers repairing the steps who will ask you for donations.

Thank Md_Hamim
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

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

Thank aquib12
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....More

2  Thank Abu T
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...More

Thank Mainul P
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.

Thank Tisa P
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.

Thank TOUFIQUR
Reviewed 13 August 2016

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

1  Thank Hanif C
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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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