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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  • Alhamdulillah I managed to visit the sight on my fourth visit to Makkah this time. It was very hard not recommended for older & unwell people.  more »
  • It's the mountain where in cave The Holy Prophet (PBUH) used to worship and where first revelation came and Prophethood was revealed to him (PBUH).  more »
  • If you're physically able, it is well worth climbing and experiencing that historical Spot/ summit, where the revelation began. you get a great sense of achievement and you feel like you'r on the top ...  more »