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Al Aqsa Mosque

Temple Mount, Jerusalem, Israel
+972 2-628-3292
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The silver-domed mosque on the Temple Mount is the third-holiest site in Sunni Islam and is not open to non-Muslims.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good16%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“night journey” (5 reviews)
“temple mount” (18 reviews)
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Temple Mount, Jerusalem, Israel
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"non muslims"
in 19 reviews
"night journey"
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"temple mount"
in 18 reviews
"muslim world"
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"friday prayers"
in 2 reviews
"holiest site"
in 6 reviews
"holy place"
in 7 reviews
"golden dome"
in 4 reviews
"old city"
in 12 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 2 reviews
"an amazing experience"
in 3 reviews
"compound"
in 13 reviews
"prophet"
in 15 reviews
"makkah"
in 9 reviews
"sanctuary"
in 8 reviews
"rock"
in 31 reviews
"facade"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site has changed hands between Christians and Muslims many times. Now is a mosque. There is nothing attractive, unless you are a Muslim. As a matter of fact you kind of feel push away by the attitude of the people, if you are not...More

Thank Dudy D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time visit and read so much about it - very ancient Mosque - Praying inside was amazing and felt blessed. Soul food. I urge Muslims from USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, Malaysia, come and visit. Abu Darda (ra) relates that the Prophet (saw) said, “A...More

2  Thank Imran A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for the Friday prayers and a great experience. The temple mount is close by but a separate building. It has the stone of King Solomon is and from where the prophet ascended to heaven

Thank ahmedsattar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I never visited Jerusalem but it is imprinted and carved in the heart of every Muslim who consider themselves a true believer. We believe in all the prophets so that is why it is in our hearts. The American administration helped the zionists in stealing...More

2  Thank INSAF I
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

If yo are in Jerusalem, then you must make an effort to visit this site, as it is considered the 2nd or 3rd most holy site in Islam, depends on who you talk to. If you manage and enter the actual Mosque, (Either a Muslim...More

Thank Emad A
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

I enjoyed the beautiful view of Al Aqsa Mosque from the top of Mount Zion. From this hill, I can also see the beauty of Al Aqsa Mosque which stands majestically next to Dome of the Rock. The beauty of Al Aqsa Mosque is seen...More

Thank tppas2000
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Rich historical city with many points of interest with many mezzanines leading to shops local hustle and bustle

Thank Alomghir A
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Brush up on your Al Aqsa Mosque history then go through security on Temple Mount and contemplate this interesting old building. Non-Muslims are not allowed inside.

Thank grip652
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

The Al Aqsa Mosque is on the Temple Mount, known as the Noble Sanctuary in Islam. From here, the Prophet Mohammad flew on his night journey on the magic horse Barak to Heaven, where he consulted with other wise men. The Al Aqsa Mosque has...More

6  Thank Jeffry B
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

It is restricted to muslims so you will be quizzed at the gate. There are security at the gates due to Its recent history of trouble. The dome of rock which is the most recognisable monument of Jerusalem is not the mosque. The al aqsa...More

4  Thank Tan A
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Patricia5335
14 April 2018|
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Saf128
1 April 2018|
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Response from 145elite123145 | Reviewed this property |
At one time Mosque's were open to the public, but one would have to check to see if that is true in some cases. While we were in Israel most Mosque's were off limits and in some cases Muslim's were even questioned before... More
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Lifelongdecisions
11 June 2016|
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Response from VHIAJANTE | Reviewed this property |
Hi To go to Al Aqsa is very simple as long as you are in Jerusalem and you are a muslim. If you want to visit another religious places you can go independently of your religion. Usually, only muslins establish this... More
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