Uhud Mountain is a mountain located in the city of Medina, in western Saudi Arabia. It is known for its historical significance in Islam, as it was the site of the Battle of Uhud in 625 CE, one of the most important battles fought by the Prophet Muhammad and his companions.
During the Battle of Uhud, the Muslim army was initially successful in repelling the attack of the Meccan army, but a group of Muslim archers disobeyed the Prophet’s orders and left their post, which allowed the Meccans to flank the Muslim army and gain the upper hand. The Muslims suffered heavy casualties, and the Prophet himself was wounded in the battle.
Today, Uhud Mountain is considered a sacred site by Muslims, and many pilgrims visit the mountain to pay their respects and offer prayers. There is also a cemetery located at the foot of the mountain, where many of the companions of the Prophet are buried.