Mount Uhud, Medina

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The largest mountain in Medina and a major pilgrimage site, Mount Uhud commemorates the famous battle between Muslim and Meccan forces in 625 CE. Climb a small hill to observe the site of the battlefield, and see the burial places of the Prophet Muhammad's 50 companions who perished, most notably his uncle Hamza. A mosque also stands on site. The mount rises 1,077 m (3,533 ft) and bears a large painted inscription of the word "Allah" in Arabic on its slope. Take a look at our Medina day trip website to schedule your visit to Mount Uhud and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Mount Uhud is the largest mountain in Medina. It is made of volcanic rocks that ha a unique landscape. It is not only of great Islamic Historic importance but also increase the beauty of Medina to a g...  more »
  • The Prophet said, "Peace be upon him, and he has given up what it means", "one mountain we love and love us", which is from the mountains of heaven. Near the invasion of one and the burial of our master Hamza bin Abdulmutallab, uncle of the Prophet. When you visit the mountain you see the battle site takes you to the debate and senses the events that took place on that great day.
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