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Temple Mount

| Entry for Non-Muslims from the Western Wall Plaza during opening hours., Jerusalem, Israel
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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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  • Average9%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Entry for Non-Muslims from the Western Wall Plaza during opening hours., Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There´s been many reviews about this place explaining everything to know. The only tip I have is come early. if you´re there when the place opens you´ll be able to visit the whole place with a handful of people as the mass of tourist visiting...More

Thank DjangoDjango
Reviewed 4 days ago

After the Killings on July 14th, the under 50 years-of-age Muslims being banded from the old city, Muslims in general refusing to pass through the Israeli controlled metal detectors to the Temple Mount/Al Aqsa Mosque, the first access for non-Muslim tourist to access was on...More

Thank BrettTorontoCanada
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went to visit early in the morning: the ramp from the western wall plaza (east entrance from Dung gate) opens at 7:30 so we were there around 7:15 and were first in line. So there was nobody up there, we could look at the...More

Thank Jean-Philippe M
Reviewed 5 days ago

There were two Israeli soldiers who were killed here by Islamists. The Israeli police restricted entry while we were there to younger Muslims, so the whole place within was quiet... until we reached the Lion's gate. Two older Arab men stool up and started to...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago

For me, visiting Har HaBayit (Temple Mount) is profound. It is the very locus of my connection to G-d. It is deeply inspiring. It is tragic that the site is so contested. We all know the history there. Jewish visitors are not permitted to pray...More

2  Thank Nathan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Temple Mount (the Jewish name), also seeing the Dome of the Rock and Al-Aqsa (the Muslim Holy sites) outside. This is also an important place to visit, even for Christians, in terms of understanding the complexity of Jerusalem.

Thank Thomas F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited (sort-of) the Temple Mount this afternoon as a solo woman visitor. Following all the advice I could find, I wore full-length trousers and a long blouse that covered me from neck to halfway between my elbows and wrists. I have no wish to...More

Thank mandabet
Reviewed 1 week ago

This site is only open twice a day, 7.30am and 1.30pm. Make sure you cover up your arms and legs, or you will not be allow in. There is a place in this site where you can temporarily hire throws etc.. but this is very...More

Thank mowden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Temple Mount as a religious obligation. The sad fact is that it is so oppressive up there unless you are of a certain faith. It is like gangsters are running the show up there. I do not want to mention any...More

1  Thank drscottJerusalem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in the morning and got lucky it was open. We almost have the place for ourselves due to a protest by the muslims. They did not like the idea of installing a metal detector after 2 police officer were gunned down at the...More

Thank logan33961
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5 April 2017|
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Response from sherylselivanoff | Reviewed this property |
Head covering is not required, nor is a dress but your skin on your legs and arms must be completely covered by pants, short, dress, etc.
11 February 2017|
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Response from Hydrogels | Reviewed this property |
April is summer time. Temple Mount for non-Muslims is open from 7am to 11am and then from 12.30 to 1.30. Suggest that you visit in the morning at 7am.
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5 September 2015|
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Response from aquamark762 | Reviewed this property |
Park outside dung gate, it is closest gate to the entrance anyway. If you can find a spot amongst the busess, taxis, etc.