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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  • Mountain of light cruiserweight and Hira who was worshipped in the Prophet peace be upon him before the mission even descended upon revelation.
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  • Takes about an hour to climb. Lots of taxi ready to take you there at about 50 SAR. Many beggars and workers repairing the steps who will ask you for donations. 
  • Its a spiritual place having peace on the mountain.. worth to climb it to have a scenic view of makkah city .