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. To visit Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light) and other attractions in Mecca, use our Mecca trip itinerary maker app .
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  • Mecca is the mountain of light highlights where Hira in the mountain of light as it descended the revelation to Prophet Mohamed Allah bless him and grant him.
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  • Went there but did not climb it as it is very high. U need 2 hrs to climb. It’s a beautiful mountain. It’s also called ghar e Hira where Prophet pbuh received the first revelation  more »
  • Very interesting place to visit. It is a place Adam met with Eve after they were send down to earth. Its a place to ponder on our lives. Its a must go place.  more »
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  • Another great historical site to visit. Please take your time to climb the mountain to feel how Rasulullah and his wife's journey to this place. Everything begins here.
  • Amazing Holy place, Where From Prophet Started His Great journey.
  • Alhumdulillah, A very beautiful and different experience. Took 1hr 15 mins to reach the top. We climbed after mid-night and stayed there till fajr and sunrise. Many old women and men can be seen climbing the mountain with full excitement. And at the end on top, the struggle is all worth it.
  • Amazing experience Try and go At night for tahajjud and Fajr Take w walking stick and torch light and some change to give poor people on the way up
  • Best memory of my LIFE.Visited the Jabal al noor at November 24,2017

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