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I would like to know how long the whole thing will take? From Makka how do i get there n what will... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ahamed m
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Ghaare Hiraa - A spiritual journey

The mountain has its history associated with Huzoor SAW, if you plan to climb it, make sure they... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Mateen M
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
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What3words: Totals.cave.junior, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 April 2012

The climb is a lot convenient now but still an extranous exercise. made the mistake of not taking anything with us except a bottle of water for the climb but there are rest stops on the climb where basics can be purchased.

15  Thank Abdul7829
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 April 2012

it is good if you can make to jabal-al noor,but consider the weather,you have to go in the evening

5  Thank fazilm
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would like to know how long the whole thing will take? From Makka how do i get there n what will be the average cost for the taxu?

3  Thank ahamed m
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

The mountain has its history associated with Huzoor SAW, if you plan to climb it, make sure they are early hours of morning and late in the evening to avoid scorching heat. Carry sufficient amount of water in your back pack. Take regular breaks and...More

2  Thank Mateen M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

In this holy mountain and in the holy cave the The Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SW) was given prophecy and Islam started. However, visitors should not climb up the top because it is not mandatory and it is risky.

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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Islam started from a cave on the top of Jabal al noor. According to Islamic religion, prophet Mohammed used to spend months in this cave alone and one day the angle Jibreel came to him and that was the beginning of Islam. I visited this...More

3  Thank SaadA2603
Reviewed 9 July 2018

trip of life time, you need to be heart healthy. Climbing up is not easy, but remember slow and steady wins.

1  Thank sameekh0khar
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

You can reach this mountain by getting a taxi. I climbed this mountain and I was alone. It took from me 2 hours to reach the top of this mountain . There number of stations in the way up , where you can have a...More

1  Thank Amjad2008
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

This is a mountain where the prophet used to go for sanctuary and prayer, and here is where the archangel Gabriel first contacted him and informwd him that he was choosen to be a prophet. The place is high and you have to walk more...More

1  Thank Hussain M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

It is a very difficult climb, but its all worth it. Only the able bodied people can try and not the aged ones.

1  Thank MAJEEDARAMCO
Reviewed 5 May 2018

This mountain is the place where first Revelation took place hence called Jabal Al Noor (Light). After that the Islam started & spread all over the world. Difficult to climb, hence went up to some height only.

1  Thank Rupawala
Reviewed 14 April 2018

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

1  Thank Muhammad A
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Trekker541
21 August 2018|
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Response from SHONA969 | Reviewed this property |
Yes only muslims are allowed into the city of Mecca ,several checkpoints enroute. Saudi gov are very queued up when it comes to pilgrims ,strick rules are in place ,they know who you are where you coming from ,who youre... More
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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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