We prepared for this journey about a month before we went for Umrah by doing random short climbs (running up and down the stars), evening runs, extra walking. It is always better to prepared a little more than to be caught off guard.
This mountain has within it cave Hira. Cave Hira is where the first revelation of the Qur'an took place. As such this mountain has huge historical significance for Muslims. The silhouette of the mountain is unique and characteristic. I haven't yet climbed the mountain but...更多
This place has a strong historical value. The Prophet Mohammad PBUH used to climb this mountain every day and worship Allah (swt). It's only 10 minutes away from MAKKAH by car. Always full of people. Really amazing.