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Address: | Entry for Non-Muslims from the Western Wall Plaza during opening hours., Jerusalem, Israel
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

A hill in the eastern part of Old Jerusalem is of special significance to...

A hill in the eastern part of Old Jerusalem is of special significance to the world's three major religions. It was reputedly the site of the first and second Jewish Temple, and since the 7th century has contained two Muslim shrines.

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Unfortunately it is not easy accessible due to religious differences but I was lucky enough to visit inside 28 years ago. Despite that this time we only could admire it from the... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2016
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White Rock, Canada
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

Unfortunately it is not easy accessible due to religious differences but I was lucky enough to visit inside 28 years ago. Despite that this time we only could admire it from the distance and from terrace of the Restaurant where we had lunch it is an amazing building with special significance for the three religions. It is so impressive that... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

When you can´t visit some place you can´t say anything. Like most places of muslin people you cann´t visit it. I don´t know why.

Savage, Maryland
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

I am Muslim (conservatively and appropriately dressed for mosque with headscarf and all), but I was not welcome here. Make sure you have your passport, and do not take any non-Islamic religious items when you go through security - only Islamic items are allowed. We visited during winter and there were no crowds. We got to the entrance around 7:45am... More 

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Shenzhen, China
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

We had about an hour on the temple mount. Our guide got us to the line half an hour early and there was a 15 minute delay before they let non Muslim tourists go onto the Mount. Our time there was special from a spiritual perspective although we could not go into the sites themselves.

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Nuremberg, Germany
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The Dome of the Rock is the image many have from Jerusalem, seeing it from close make you feel like you really visited the city.

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

It was a dream come true. I've always dreamed to go to the Temple Mount and I made it. Be aware of the visiting hours for tourists and do not hire any tour guide in the site. Women should dress respectfully.

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Reviewed 6 February 2016

The ruling authorities prohibit a lot of tourists to go up onto the Temple mount. A very significant place for Jews , belivers in Yeshua and also for the Muslims. Sadly they are not friendly and can be very hostile. But do try to go up. Non Muslims have to enter from the Western Wall side up the ramp. Usually... More 

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Oregon, Ohio
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Reviewed 28 January 2016

Felt privileged to walk on sacred ground where Christ taught and prayed, Very disappointed on how the muslims have desecrated this sacred ground

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san diego
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

This site is under Muslim control- so the visiting hours a days are very limited. If you are not Muslim you will be observed-do not take a bible or prayer book. Respectfully view the site, and do not sit in one area too long. A guide will give you a lot of history

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Reviewed 24 January 2016

If you find the opportunity to visit the Temple Mount, please do. It is worth it to stand there and just listen. You can feel the tensions between everyone there. You can hear the prayers from the Western Wall. Be mindful of the rules. Please men, do not touch a woman (we were scolded when my husband touched my back... More 


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