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Indeed a climb to marvel

From any hotel in the clock tower it took less than 20 minutes by taxi, cost our group 30 SAR to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
500rismaa
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Holy Visit to Jabal e Noor During Umrah

I alongwith my wife have the honour to reach up to the most famous and spritual place where our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
furqank2014
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Toronto, Canada
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From any hotel in the clock tower it took less than 20 minutes by taxi, cost our group 30 SAR to the closest part of the mountain where vehicles can still reach. From there the climb took about 1-1,5 hours (we made lots of stops,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 500rismaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I alongwith my wife have the honour to reach up to the most famous and spritual place where our beloved last Prophet Muhammad SAW received 1st message (Wahi) from Allah Almighty through an angle Jibraeel. It is almost 600 meters on steep height. For climbing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank furqank2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A taxi would cost you 60 riyals (to and fro) from haram. Be sure to have some water bottles with you and a lot of stamina. Though there are stairs to climb up the mountain but they arent proper. You ll find lots and lots...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank osamapervez
Reviewed 7 November 2018 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?

Date of experience: November 2018
5  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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Hussain M
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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
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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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