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Al Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem

(4/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Admire one the holiest religious sites in Islam at Al Aqsa Mosque, where, according to traditional beliefs, Muhammad was transported on his night journey. The ancient, 1,000-year-old façade is adorned with tiles and consists of 14 Romanesque-style arches, along with a characteristic lead-sheeted dome. The interior consists of aisles supported by a number of marble columns and a gold-plated ceiling. Non-Muslims are currently not permitted to enter the mosque grounds, and approaching the façades is possible only during specific visiting hours. You'll need to wear modest clothes and avoid public displays of affection in order to not appear disrespectful. Plan to visit Al Aqsa Mosque and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Jerusalem attractions using our Jerusalem travel itinerary planner.
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  • Al-Aqsa Mosque; In the Quran, "the Servant (Muhammad) night from Al-Masjid El-Haram (Mecca), himself a part to show our signs, we blessed the area around the Masjid Al-Aqsa (in Jerusalem) that takes God's glory is what sublime. As a matter of fact he hears and sees, "is the area in the last 144 acres. In the dome of the rock Mosque in the Sahara (gold Dome) and Mecca Masjid and many Masjid and each square meter field is regarded as sacred. Approximately 128 thousand people at the same time, prayer kılabilmektedir. Non-Muslims are, in case you're damaging the entrance to some people who are correctly is Surat.
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  • Just realised my initial review for this was accidentally under 'Temple Mount' and all things considered may mean some people dont see it. Despite a long wait (it was the middle of the day so likely b...  more »
  • Islam's most sacred building also known to be the location of the first and second temple. Entry into the mosque has been banned for non muslims over the last few years. Located on Temple Mount from h...  more »
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  • Following an attempted visit in September (where I was harassed by children) I finally got to visit this site in December 2015. People were very unwelcoming and intimidating, shouting "Allahu Akbar" for the majority of my short visit. Security guards were very suspicious of anything and always stalked my group for the entire visit. Visiting hours were short and inconsistent. It's a shame that an integral piece of modern Jerusalem culture and society is so closed to outsiders. The buildings were beautiful and historical, but the people really soured the whole experience.
  • i didn't see upto now.. bt i had to be studied many thing abt this place.. i wil try 2 see as soon as possible.. insha allah
  • Ancient Saint John the Baptist church of the Templars. Used to have 7 naves. Cararra marble columns offered by Mussolini to the mufti Al-Huseini. Saladin's minbar was burnt by a mentally disordered Australian in 1969.
  • Amazing and breathtaking. Note, the whole site is Aqsa Mosque. This is Masjid al Qibly
  • though i dinn't traveled at al aksa mosque, I love masjidul aksa.