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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  • Thawr mountain is a mountain located south of Makkah with its top 728 meters. And runs from North to South 4123 meters distance from East to West at a distance of 4000 metres.
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  • I have visit this mountain, it's worth it to visit this place, I do advice to make a visit to this place if you could.  more »
  • About 3 kilometers from Makkah and visible from far, this mountain and the cave in it is of paramount importance for Muslims. The prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to go to Ghar-e-Hira (the Cave of Hira), ...  more »