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Jabal al-Nour, Mecca

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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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  • Not as difficult as people made it out to be, but it is definitely tough on the muscles. Wear shoes with good grip, bring lots of water, and watch your step. InshAllah make dhikr while you’re going... 
    Not as difficult as people made it out to be, but it is definitely tough on the muscles. Wear shoes with good grip, bring lots of water, and watch your step. InshAllah make dhikr while you’re going...  more »
  • Went with wife 3 kids and 2 nieces got there at 4 am climbed in ramadhan it is difficukt but no expirence in hiking my 11 and 14 yr old daughters made it to the top we did it in 50 mins after beimg... 
    Went with wife 3 kids and 2 nieces got there at 4 am climbed in ramadhan it is difficukt but no expirence in hiking my 11 and 14 yr old daughters made it to the top we did it in 50 mins after beimg...  more »
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  • Don't take this route, it's closed when we reach
  • Masha Allah! This place is holly.

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