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 the best sights of Mecca and Hira unfortunately there is no interest in this historic milestone advise all individuals visiting
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  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »