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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  • If you are visiting Madinah during your Umrah visit,do make sure you take out sometime to see the Battlefield of UHUD and the mountain. This mountain is of significant importance for muslims as this....  more »
  • There is a history about this mount which gives a great lesson for everybody. The syuhada tombs are located next to this mount.  more »
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  • It’s a historical Mountain
  • Amazing and important part of Islamic history. Guys when you visit, leave your phones for a minute and take a deep reflection on its history and reflect on it.
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