Al Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem

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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. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Jerusalem holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Al Aqsa Mosque and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I loved it! It was a life goal for me to visit Al Aqsa Mosque, it was full of peace, harmony and lovely people. People at the mosque was very kind and helpful. BUT it was sad to watch the Israeli sold...  more »
  • Bagi ummat Islam mengunjungi mesjid ini merupakan hal yang diharapkan. Aku pergi kesini pada Idhul Adha tahun 2017. Mesjidnya bagus dengan kubah berwarna hitam. Kami shalat disini pada saat shalat Mag...  more »
  • 物々shikatta security is also here. No non-Muslim as well as the dome of the rock. Perfect presence. Photo snaps please.
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  • One of the most peaceful places on Earth. I am grateful to have been able to visit and spend time inside this blessed place.
  • The only nice thing about this place is that occasionally they have a nice moazin. Otherwise don't even go.
  • Best mosque I have ever prayed in. Very recommend.
  • Very Beautiful and Holy Mosque. One of the Most Holiest Mosque in Islam.
  • This holy and spiritual mosque is my top dream to reach and pray as a muslim. It has been under Israeli occupation for about 70 years.

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