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Al Aqsa Mosque

Temple Mount, Jerusalem, Israel
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“night journey” (5 reviews)
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Temple Mount, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

3  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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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Kind of hard to know how to review this when non-muslims are not allowed in. So I could only view the mosque from the outside. The exterior isn't exactly richly decorated. There's a few motives on the front, but that's about it. Not much to...More

3  Thank macedonboy
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

in early times this Temple was a place of worship for the Jewish people, but now a Mosque and at one time open to the public, but not anymore, unless you are of the Muslium faith. If on tour you will have to go through...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

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 soldiers standing at every...More

6  Thank SuheirHilmy
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful place, very nice call to prayer. Loved place. People are very kind. Even we congratulated each other after prayer

5  Thank Elshan M
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

To try and explain this place in words is difficult but here goes. Built on rock that includes bait-ul-maqdis the first qibla and the qibly masjid as well as various different monuments of the companions of the prophet pbuh and prophets. Try to understand that...More

3  Thank holidaytester
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is one of the holiest places for Muslims, in occupied Jerusalem. I encourage every Muslim and every peaceful person to visit it and enjoy the most beautiful place on earth

5  Thank Sameh A A
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Near the Dome of Rock situated Al Aqsa Mosque having much holy and peaceful environment with much architectural beauty.

4  Thank jojo5222
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Mashallah what a beautiful mosque, the al-Aqsa mosque is located directly behind the dome of the rock. You can get to it by walking through the old city. It's about a 10-15 minute walk. The mosque itself is an ottoman design and has s grey...More

1  Thank Iram M
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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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Response from Abdul7829 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Friend, to the best of my knowledge you will need to appply for a visa from Paistan as Pakistanni nationals cannot apply for border entry. the new pakistani passports n longer state that Israel is not recognised. The... More
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