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Al Aqsa Mosque

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Address: Temple Mount (Haram al-Sharif), Jerusalem, Israel
Phone Number: +972 2-628-3292
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The silver-domed mosque on the Temple Mount is the third-holiest site in...

The silver-domed mosque on the Temple Mount is the third-holiest site in Sunni Islam and is not open to non-Muslims.

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This is Jerusalem

This is what Jerusalem is to Muslims. Don't go to Jerusalem and not visit the Al Aqsa Mosque which is the 3rd Holiest Mosque for Muslims so it means a lot. The Mosque itself is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We waited about 40 min for access to the Temple Mount, which is currently accessible only 7.30 -10.00 am and 12.30-1.30 pm. I have no idea how they deal with the 12.30 entrance. We were there at 9.00, waited 40 min and had barely seen a few things before getting chased out. I was aware that the silver Al Aqsa... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Temple Mount was both very interested and irritating at the same time. There were very few people there but IDF was very much in force there. Also, we were warned very severely to stop laughing and do not show any signs of affection at all by the military people. It was not what I expected but most of Israel was... More 

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United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is what Jerusalem is to Muslims. Don't go to Jerusalem and not visit the Al Aqsa Mosque which is the 3rd Holiest Mosque for Muslims so it means a lot. The Mosque itself is beautiful and people are so kind here. I highly recommend it. Don't forget to dress up modestly :)

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I love this mosque, what keeps amazing me is the olive trees in the yards, ancient trees. The dome of the rock mosque is very spiritual.

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1 Thank Mohannad L
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a week tour. Amazing place so much history and culturally amazing. Spiritually takes you to unbelievable levels. It's like going back in time. Old world charm. Great people.

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Vallejo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

This place, when I first stepped into the Noble Sanctuary, the sight of the gold glimmering from the Dome of the Rock, took my breath away. And then seeing Al Aqsa was surreal. Every time I travel to Palestine it is to visit Al Aqsa, so i can relive the moment I first set eyes on it, and truly its... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful place in the world for me I live in jerusalem and every time i go to al aqsa i feel like i have been born again I cannot explain the feeling May be because it is a holly place for us But still the pretiest place in the world

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

At least once in your life you must visit the Al-Aqsa compound. Nothing compares to the sheer beauty of the al-Aqsa Mosque and Dome of the Rock. It's a religious site full of living history.

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1 Thank Patrick H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

i guess visiting this place is prohibited for non-muslims. however you can easily fake it.. just memorize Surat Al Fatiha and the 5 prayers timings because this is common questions that the security will ask you to test if you are a muslim. However, the architect fans will find this place as a masterpiece ! the golden dome is simply... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

If you want to understand the political problems between the Moslems and the Jews you should visit together with the Western wall.

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