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Our climb to jabal noor

Our boys left after fijar salaah and hired 2 taxis to get to the steep upclimb. It took 45 mins to... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
zorabeekhan59
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Durban, South Africa
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First revelation

The very first revelation came from Allah to Prophet Muhammad PBUH on this mountain . People climb... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Noor S
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In the Muslim religion, Muhammad received his first revelation from God on this mountain.
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Our boys left after fijar salaah and hired 2 taxis to get to the steep upclimb. It took 45 mins to an hr. After sumit it was difficult to get into the cave as there were too many people up there already

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank zorabeekhan59
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The very first revelation came from Allah to Prophet Muhammad PBUH on this mountain . People climb to the the cave unnecessary risking their life !

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Noor S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Real Blessed Jabal. The Suitable Name "JABAL AL NOOR".The Cave (Ghar-e-Hira) is situated on mount Al-Noor on way to Mina near Makkah and its peak is visible from a great distance. Even one can see Kaa’ba straight and clear from this cave. The legendry Prophet...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Siraj K
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I have visit this mountain, it's worth it to visit this place, I do advice to make a visit to this place if you could.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

About 3 kilometers from Makkah and visible from far, this mountain and the cave in it is of paramount importance for Muslims. The prophet Muhammad (PBUH) used to go to Ghar-e-Hira (the Cave of Hira), 12ft x 5ft in size, for prayers and seeking guidance...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This place is very historical. Cave of Hira is located here. I did not climb this jabal because i dont think i have the power.

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Alhamdulillah I managed to visit the sight on my fourth visit to Makkah this time. It was very hard not recommended for older & unwell people.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Firuj
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It's the mountain where in cave The Holy Prophet (PBUH) used to worship and where first revelation came and Prophethood was revealed to him (PBUH).

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Lou C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

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!..

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank EA-Taoudi
Reviewed 14 February 2017 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.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Trekker541
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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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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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