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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  • Alhamdulillah my family and I were very lucky to go here. The mountain view is beautiful and very close by was Hazart Hamzah's mazaar shareef. Very peaceful mashallah.  more »
  • Went with my parent last and teenage neice. For historical purposes it’s a must to visit. Guide was very informative. Very hot so would take a parasol for shade from the sun. I always purchase my natu...  more »
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