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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.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A truly beautiful mosque breathtaking. Always worth a visit. Lovely local people, very friendly. Jerusalem is the place to be.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely amazing place. It was a deeply spiritual experience. Real sense of history. I had no idea it was so visually beautiful. I was apprehensive about the security situation but it was very low key and we gained access without problem. Able to attend prayers,...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Colin O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not accessible to non-Muslims, I could only walk around the outside and catch a glimpse inside Al Aqsa through an open door. It's a pity really, as I would love to go inside both the mosque and Dome of the Rock, but was content to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went in August with my family for the first time. Was very apprehensive due to the situation of the country, the occupation, civil unrest and all the negativity that you see in the media. But once we got there, it was quite to the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
2  Thank Naz5232
Reviewed 16 August 2019

The Aqsa Mosque, one of the top holiest sites in Islam is built on top of Temple Mount. It is forbidden for non moslems to enter however since I spoke Arabic, I was able to persuade the kind gentleman to let me in and have...More

Date of experience: August 2019
5  Thank GoldnAdvice
Reviewed 24 June 2019 via mobile

In the heart of Jerusalem Al Aqsa is a amazing art Beautiful structure wondering how was made hundreds year back In the heart of Jerusalem old town is a must see

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank indojewel j
Reviewed 19 May 2019

the dome of the rock is in the same complex. the al aqsa mosque itself is magnificent and sprawling with gardens and fountains. entry is restricted to muslims so know your prayers if you hope to enter and women need to wear a long skirt...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Neil R
Reviewed 30 April 2019

I have always wanted to visit Al Masjid Al Aqsa, The third holiest place in Islam. The only issue was the long interrogations/entry denial at the border I have heard of. While I had to wait with the group for approx. 6 hours at the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
4  Thank sam b
Reviewed 28 April 2019 via mobile

As we travelled to Jerusalem via Egypt and enduring a 5 hour question and wait in the Israeli border and making against all odds it was an highly emotional moment. All the negativity was wiped away in a simple moment, the min we stepped within...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank SHOWSTOPPER_007
Reviewed 25 April 2019

Third holiest place in Islam, and the only place we know that ALL the prophets of Islam stood and prayed. It's an honor to be able to walk upon the same land. Unfortunately we didn't go with a tour group so we may have missed...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Laura V
12 August 2019|
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Response from Hint_of_Pepper | Reviewed this property |
Al Aqsa refers to the entire complex. This contains 7 mosques including the Dome of the Rock, Masjid Al Aqsa (known locally as Qibli Masjid).
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31 July 2019|
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5 May 2019|
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Response from sam b | Reviewed this property |
Sabbir, You may be able to apply for an Israeli visa via another country near Bangladesh that have diplomatic relations with Israel, but you need to go there in person as far as I know. If you get the visa then fly via... More
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