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Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light)

What3words: Totals.cave.junior, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Holy Place

One of the holy places for me as a Muslim. Difficult to climb but if you want you can do it slowly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Muhammad A
Islamic history and the revelation of the greatest message ever delivered

Simply and truly iconic for all Muslims and historic for all good reasons The message was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“steep climb” (6 reviews)
“small cave” (5 reviews)
“hour climb” (4 reviews)
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What3words: Totals.cave.junior, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the holy places for me as a Muslim. Difficult to climb but if you want you can do it slowly with patience.

Thank Muhammad A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simply and truly iconic for all Muslims and historic for all good reasons The message was delivered to the greatest person that has ever lived our beloved Prophet Muhammad s.a.w and since then the true religion has spread by kindness , dignity and respect to...More

1  Thank Sayed A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a short visit we didn’t climb to the mountain and we didn’t have time to do it. It’s a very important place related to the story of Islam

Thank Manoul
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If u have read the islam history of this place then u will appreciate the climb. The climbs r very steep n slippery. Just do lots of doa n zikir as u climb up n buy the walking sticks at d shops beneath the mountain...More

Thank Eiza A
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Aye S
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

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.

2  Thank 967syedw
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

A very moving journey . If one goes around to the bak their is a staircase passage that leads to the top so no need to scale the mountain face.

3  Thank abdulrahmanishaq
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Jabal-e-Noor, a sacred place a must visit by pilgrims. As other members wrote that this is a steep climb upto Cave of Hira (Ghaar-e-Hira) Amazing experience.

3  Thank KamranTG1974
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

So many people visit this mountain and even try to climb up to reach the cave known as the Ghar-E-Hira. But I would advise you to just have a look from the base of the mountain and instead devote your time and energy in tawaf.

2  Thank Jafar S
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

I climbed during night time, slowly and rest at few stops. it was very steep to climb, almost 45 degree incline and I almost stop half way. However, after I think about how Prophet climbed to the top while his wife send food to him,...More

Thank Jazman I
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Stephen W
30 August 2015|
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Response from mdkhaleel | Reviewed this property |
You can definitely visit not only this place but also the best & sacred & blessed places on earth, Grand Mosques of Mecca & Madinah and no force on earth can prevent you from this, provided you believe in one & only Creator... More
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Nash34
9 March 2015|
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Response from Shaltoni | Reviewed this property |
They will inshalah just name sure to start early and take water plus camera so you film your journey and never need to return.
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SyedP271
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Response from Shifaa S | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know there are 2 times in the day that people would climb it. Very early in the morning or dinner time/ slightly after dinner time. I went in a group of 4 at night around dinner time or slightly later (8pm?), and... More
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