is a mountain near Mecca in the Hejazi region of Saudi Arabia. The mountain houses the grotto or cave of Hira' , which holds tremendous significance for Muslims throughout the world, as the Islamic Nabī (Prophet) Muhammad is have spent a great deal of time in this cave meditating. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Makkah. The mountain itself is barely 640 m (2,100 ft) .
nonetheless one to two hours are needed to make the strenuous hike to the cave. There are 1750 steps to the top, which can take anywhere between 25 minutes to 1hr 30 minutes.