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Mount Uhud, Medina
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The largest mountain in Medina and a major pilgrimage site, Mount Uhud commemorates the famous battle between Muslim and Meccan forces in 625 CE. Climb a small hill to observe the site of the battlefield, and see the burial places of the Prophet Muhammad's 50 companions who perished, most notably his uncle Hamza. A mosque also stands on site. The mount rises 1,077 m (3,533 ft) and bears a large painted inscription of the word "Allah" in Arabic on its slope. Make Mount Uhud a centerpiece of your Medina vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Medina vacation builder.
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  • The site of the battle of Islam with disbelief: a battle place for lesson and history I recommend he read a biography of battle before going to visit the place. Aghanmoa wage peace on martyrs, whom Hamzah (RA) and uncle of the Prophet peace be upon him.
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  • The oldest historical places in Medina occurred a battle between the Prophet peace and blessings with Pagans
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  • Mount Uhud is a mountain, located north of Medina, Saudi Arabia. It was the site of the 2nd battle between Muslims and Meccan non-believers. For Muslims, this battle proved to be a significant setback...  more »