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

You must be prepared to visit this site, proper dress, on time since it has limited opening hours. Once you are in it's a wonderful place and very peaceful. A must visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You must be prepared to visit this site, proper dress, on time since it has limited opening hours. Once you are in it's a wonderful place and very peaceful. A must visit.

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Hartland, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had not read up on how to enter but when we finally got the location and timing right we were glad we visited and walked respectfully around the Temple Mount. Get to the line much earlier than you hope to get in. Be patient.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the most beautiful places. But the guards are rude, listen to your conversations to be sure you aren't praying. My ankles were showing and you would have thought it was the end of the world. Go anyway. It is a magnificent place.

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Hernando, MS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Security was tight the day we went and there was a "skirmish" between the Jewish guards and the Muslims. We were told to "RUN!" by several Muslim men as a fight broke out. Even then we actually felt safe. It was so interesting to be educated about what the actual fighting is about there in Israel and the West Bank.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of caveats and planning for a visit to the Temple Mount: - Access for non-Muslims is highly restricted by date, time, and season. A visit here requires planning. Don't think you can just show up and go. - Access for non-Muslims is restricted to the Dung Gate, itself accessed using the wooden bridge at the Western Wall. -... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is both a political and religious site. (Full disclosure: I am a Christian.) Our Israeli guide was harassed by one of the "militant Muslims" (my description) paid to stand on the Temple Mount and correct misinformation given by Jews. You may not enter the actual Dome unless you are Muslim. Women don't have to cover their heads out on... More 

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adams, NE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Temple Mount with a tour group of Israel. We were required to go through security to visit the Temple Mount (security was also required to enter the Western Wall). We spent several hours walking around the grounds and admiring the building. I would recommend seeing it. Non-Muslims are not allowed inside the building, and we were required... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge space, cannot believe how big this place was. Herod built a huge 2nd temple. What remains does make you think about how it was built. But this space is still and peaceful. A must visit

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of the Mount alone makes this a must-see. The Dome of the Rock is one of the best preserved Islamic shrines in the world although non-Muslims are currently not allowed to visit inside. The Mount itself is controlled by the Jordanian Waqf who do not allow non-Muslim prayer. Israeli police enforce this in order to keep the peace.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a beautiful mosque on top of a large complex/pavilion. Wide space and it would be a nice place to sit around and do some reflection, if you are allowed to. It is a very guarded and somehow tensed place. We went up with our guide who was giving us a history of the place, starting with how we... More 

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