Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light), Mecca

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Follow the footsteps of Muhammad and climb Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light), a 642 m (2,106 ft) tall mountain overlooking Mecca, where it is believed the prophet received his first revelation. Climb to the sacred cave where Muhammad used to meditate, and enjoy the scenic views of Mecca from the top of the towering mountain. Bring plenty of water and suitable footwear if you decide to brave the challenging, two-hour ascent. Arrange to visit Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light) and other attractions in Mecca using our Mecca itinerary maker.
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  • 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 messag...  more »
  • 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. 
  • This mountain is first Koranic verses of the Prophet Muhammad decremented cave are present, therefore it is a mountain sacred by Muslims. Summit, this is desirable in visiting the cave. However, very high (from Mecca 620 mt) and it's very hard to get out because the steep sided. The appearance of Mecca and the Kaaba, the top of the mountain is spectacular.
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