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Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light)

Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Been there and done that. As an older age we couldn't continue the way to Ghar Hura. We got down... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2016
Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia
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See from afar, you can only imagine what it was like all those years ago. It is truly majestic in... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2016
Aslam K
Midrand, South Africa
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“hour climb” (4 reviews)
“tough climb” (4 reviews)
“angel gabriel” (4 reviews)
Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

Been there and done that. As an older age we couldn't continue the way to Ghar Hura. We got down half way because of our age. Breathing hard. The most important is both me and my wife where there.

Thank anwarsaeed2710
Reviewed 10 May 2016

See from afar, you can only imagine what it was like all those years ago. It is truly majestic in its form.

Thank Aslam K
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Tip- Go very early just after Fajr or even before, as weather gets hot and the climb will become very difficult. Not suitable for frail elderly, pregnant, young children afraid of heights or generally unfit esp in hiking.

Thank AL33NA
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Jabal means mountain, visited there but climbing in foot difficult to Elders and children's but young men and women climbing till top some are coming back half of the way.

1  Thank ha20mp
Reviewed 19 April 2016

this mountain hosts the Hira Cave and requires some athletic moves to be climbed, though with His help, it is actually not that tough. You will get a good experience of what is written in the holy Book!

Thank Shezaad
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Magnificent views of this Historic Mountain. Little infrastructure, however, to accommodate visitors.

Thank Faizal B
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Jabal al noor.. wow what can I say the highest mounting we were taken on on one of our first ziyarats .the kids and I climbed it half way then got knackered Lol .we got some lovely pics on there . Alot of history for...More

1  Thank saf-alia
Reviewed 8 April 2016

Hira cave is situated on the top of this mountain and many first time visitors ( ..like myself) to Holy city of Makkah want to pray in this cave. Kid you not ! …..it is not for faint hearted to climb this steep mountain but...More

5  Thank saief4
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We climbed this mountain in March 2016. It is definitely hard to climb (took us 1.5 hours) but it is so worth it when you reach the top and especially the Hira cave. We cannot really describe the feeling there but it's the most magical...More

3  Thank Muzz1518
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

I climbed the mountain on Sunday 3rd April. It is a steep climb to get to the base of the mountain unless you tell your driver that you want to go the the beginning of the mountain. Apart from that there are a number of...More

2  Thank AMiah123
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Stephen W
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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
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.
30 January 2015|
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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