Alharam Mountain (The Red Mountain)

Alharam mountain is one of the most important mountains of Madinah Al Munawah. It is located in the south west region of Madinah Al Munawarah and to the west of Al-Aqeeq Valley. It is made up of the three hills or small mountains known as the Large Haram Mountain, the Medium and the Small . This mountain is known as the Mountain of Alharam because of using it stones in the construction and extention of the Holy Prophet's Mosque.

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AL Rayah Mountain (Thubab Mount)

Al Rayah Mountain is a hill that is located about 1.5 km to the north of the Holy Prophet's mosque. Prophet Mohammad (p.b.u.h.) prayed and camped on that "Mountain" at the time of Alkhandaq (The Ditch) incursion according to the hadith of the Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h.)

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The Jemawat Mountains

The Jemawat mountains are located in the westeren region of Madinah Al Munawarah. They are three as Jemaa Tedharea, Jemaa Um-Khalid and Jimaa Alaqer. The first is 4.5 km away from the Holy Prophet's Mosque, the second about 6 km and the third about 9 km from the Holy Prophet's Mosque. The history of these jemawat is linked to the history of the civilization of Alaqeeq Valley where the Umayads build palaces and dams and planted orchards. Assem's Dam is as famous as his palace as well as palace of Saeed Ibn Al-Ass.

The Mountain of Tayab

The mountain of the Tayab is located in the north of Madinah Al Munawara. It is about 6 km far from the Holy Prophet's mosque. The tribe of Ghatafan camped at the mountain areaat the time of "Alkhandag Incursion". The site of the mountain is considered a height by comparison to the north of Madina AL Munawra

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Eir Mountain

Eir Mountain is one of the biggest mountain in Madinah Al Munawarah . It is about 7 km away from the Holy Prophet's mosque. It was mentioned in the Holy Hadith as a southern border of Madinah Al Munawarah. The Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h) forbade its trodding in his hadith " Almadinah is a Haram (sanctuary) between Eir and Thowr"; but he said that Eir is one of the mountains of fire and lies on a canal of fire.

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The Mountain of Thowr

The mountain of Thowr is one of the feature of Madinah AL Munawara. It is about 8 km. away from the holy Prophet's Mosque and it considered the northern border of Madinah Al Munawah. It is sayings of the Holy Prophet's that "Al Madinah is Hurum from Aier to Thowr.

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Solaie Mountain (Johaineh Mount)

Solaie Mountain is the nearest one to the Holy Prophet's Mosque , only about 500 meters away. It is part of the formations of Selaa Mountain. Some of the Arab tribes, like Bani Aslam, inhabited this mountain at the time of the Holy Prophet (p.b.u.h). Then it was inhabited by the tribe of Johainah. That is why it was named after them. The biggest fortress known as Bab Alshami fortress was build on that mountain during the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the First (1520-1566 A.D.).

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The Archers' Mountain

The Archers' mountain is located in the north of Madinah Al Munawara, in the south of Uhad mountain. It is a small mountain, round which the battle of Uhad took place in the third year of Hijrah. The holly prophet put 50 archers on that mountain to protect the back of the Muslim fighters. They were led by Abdullah Bin Jobair according to the Prophet's military plan.

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Selaa Mountain (Thwab Mount)

Selaa mountain is one of the most important features of Madinah Al Munawarah . It is located in the inhabited area to the west of the Holy Prophet's Mosque, about 700 meters away from it. Many old tribes like Johainah and Balie as well as Ashjaa settled on that mountain. The name of this mountain came through the rain-seeking story and the Prophet (p.b.u.h) prayed on that mountain where his prayers were accepted by Allah (s.w.t)

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Uhud Mountain

The largest mountain range in North of Madinah is Uhud. It consists of a group of mountains that extends from the east to the west with a length of seven kilometers and width is almost three kilometers, which lies at a distance of 5km from Masjid Nabwi.

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Thaneyat Alwadaa Mountain

A small mountain located inside the inhabited area. It overlooks the region and the market of Almanakha from the southern side. The mountain is in the north of Madinah Al Munawrah, about 1100 meters away from the Holy Prophet's Mosque. The Prophet (p.b.u.h.) camped his army on his way to Tabuk incurson. In Al-Bakhari it was narated that Alsaeb Ibn Yazid has gone with other youngsters to meet the Prophet (p.b.u.h.) at his return from Tabuk.

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