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Jabal al-Nour, Mecca

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Mountain · Nature / Park
Follow the footsteps of Muhammad and climb Jabal al-Nour, a 642 m (2,106 ft) tall mountain overlooking Mecca, where it is believed the prophet received his first revelation. Climb to the sacred cave where Muhammad used to meditate, and enjoy the scenic views of Mecca from the top of the towering mountain. Bring plenty of water and suitable footwear if you decide to brave the challenging, two-hour ascent. To visit Jabal al-Nour and other attractions in Mecca, use our Mecca trip itinerary maker app.
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  • Jabal Al Nour or Mountain of Hira Cave. situated near to Haram Sharif in Makkah. This historical mountain has Cave of Hira, where the first verse of Quran was revealed to Muhammed Peace Be Upon Him.  more »
  • A nice walk with my husband and child, great views all the way up, encountering many stalls and gift shops from start to finish and, once you reach the top of Jabal Noor you see the cave of Hira...  more »
  • Blessed place, Very important for all Muslims and Historical. Loved and wish to go again and again.
  • Amazing experience, best of my life😊

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