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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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Holy place where The Prophet was given prophecy

In this holy mountain and in the holy cave the The Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SW) was given prophecy... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
JoyShurjo
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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We climbed this on our final night in Mecca. It took us around 20 minutes to get to the foot of the hill by taxi (costing app. 50 riyal each way). We did it around midnight. Visibility due to full moon was good and it took us between 30-45 mins to climb (mostly paved with steps). It's doable for people of all ages and the place is active with people throughout. The climb is really enjoyable and to witness the cave and the exact same spot where the prophet received some of the revelations from the Koran is an amazing experience. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Climb this mountain and you will see a panoramic view of Mecca. Only about 1,200 steps to climb. It is notable for being the location of the Cave of Hira, where Muslims believe Muhammad received his first revelations and where Quran was first revealed, from God through the angel Jibril (Arabic: جِبرِيل ) (alternatively spelled Jabraeel, جبرائيل , as is pronounced in certain Quran recitation schools and some Arab tribes). In English, Jibril is known as Gabriel, and in Hebrew as גַּבְרִיאֵל.[1]

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Jabal an-Nour, also translated from Arabic جبل النور as "The Mountain of Light" or "Hill of Illumination", is a mountain near Makkah in Saudi Arabia's Hejaz region. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Makkah.

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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with children, seen it from distance very hot during day time best to go early morning, small shops nearby for gifts, water etc

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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

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