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Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light)

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Address: Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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02037438188
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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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u must be fit well to visit this place , it is very hard to climb

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... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must say that this sight paints a picture of the difficulties Holy Prophet faced and his hard work thus if you can go there, you must however the climb takes 45 minutes up and about 30 minutes down which is some Physical challenge

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Gujranwala, Pakistan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place where Angel Jibrayeel first time came with massage of Allah for our beloved Prophet SAW. When we read about the place couldnt imagine what is actually is, once you see it you start wondering how can you climb up this hill so frequently to get your answers. Every Muslim want to go and see this holy... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went there slightly before maghrib and it took us 1.5hours to climb up and 1.5hours to climb down. We recommend this timing for the weather and to experience both day and night time on the mountain.. Although it looks gruelling, and it was for unfit people like me, the climb was worth it as it was so beautiful on... More 

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