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Jabal-al-noor (Mountain of Light)

What3words: Totals.cave.junior, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Once again this was another place i went to see with our tour guide. Has history which i learnt as... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
SilverS007
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London, United Kingdom
A historical site

Historical site where Adam meet eve on the planet earth. Many people who wishes to find their life... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2017
JimmyKL
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“steep climb” (6 reviews)
“small cave” (5 reviews)
“hour climb” (4 reviews)
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What3words: Totals.cave.junior, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

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.

Thank SilverS007
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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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Reviewed 13 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...More

5  Thank Fawad R
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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....More

2  Thank Kam M
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Reviewed 5 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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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....More

1  Thank yousaf s
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 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

1  Thank Salaar A
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 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...More

Thank Kausar W
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 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...More

1  Thank Juliana A
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

I came here with my tour group at about 11pm. My advice is to wear comfortable shoes and carry a water bottle. It took me surprisingly less than an hour to climb up but that is because my fit brother was forcing me to rush...More

1  Thank syashaxo
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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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Nash34
10 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.
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SyedP271
31 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
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