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Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light)

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Address: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on...

In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.

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Breathtaking!

If you're physically able, it is well worth climbing and experiencing that historical Spot/ summit, where the revelation began. you get a great sense of achievement and you feel... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
EA-Taoudi
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you're physically able, it is well worth climbing and experiencing that historical Spot/ summit, where the revelation began. you get a great sense of achievement and you feel like you'r on the top of the world!..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thinking of climbing this mountain is unimaginable. The rugged and stony terrain, but the prophet (saw) along with Abubakar (raw) did it. If you can't appreciate the sacrifice, then your imaan needs a check up.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to comment just like any other Jabal.. For those who like to mountain hike then this is a good one to try

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

of course jabal alnoor is very famous in Makkah and for all muslims becuz in this mountain there is Ghar Hera , where our prophet Mohammad was worshipping Allah secretly before he announced his message for the world .. I advice not to climb the mountain if u r not in good health and u r fit well becuz it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again this was another place i went to see with our tour guide. Has history which i learnt as being a Muslim. Truly mesmerizing.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Historical site where Adam meet eve on the planet earth. Many people who wishes to find their life partner comes here to pray. Area has been cleaned up. Previously lots of camel and buggy rides. Better now for visiting.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

not for the feint hearted- even as a regular walker it took us 40 minutes to climb to the top (having stopped about 4 times for a rest !) the steps are steep and to be honest the best time is after Asr prayer(carry plenty of water) get to the top before Magrib and use the torch on your phone... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Took more than 2 hours to climb. Went there at night as the temp was much better than during the day. Make sure to carry plenty of water and a touch light. The mountain is a bit steep and wearing a right gears are important. Taxi ride would cost not more than SAR20/way and try to nego for the best... More 

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Sidoarjo, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I went up here with my husband and my kid...when I start climbing I really feel its so much history for our beloved Prophet SAW

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Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

i went up with my wife and 3 kids when ever you it from down you may think it is too hard and impossible but when you start climbing its so easy it takes one hour to go up and 40 mint to come down. please take bottle of water with you. early in the morning and after 4 pm... More 

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