Jabal al-Thawr (Mount Thawr)

Jabal Thawr is a mountain in Saudi Arabia, located in the lower part of Mecca to the south of the district of Misfalah.

The height of the mountain is 750 m.


Jabal al-Thawr (Arabic: جبل ثور) is the mountain containing the cave in which the Prophet (ﷺ) and Abu Bakr (رضي الله عنه) sought refuge for three days and nights from the Quraysh. This occurred when they secretly left Makkah to emigrate to Madinah.

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