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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Entry for Non-Muslims from the Western Wall Plaza during opening hours., Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

Very historical place for both Muslims and Jews, but that also makes it very dangerous and controversial. Unfortunately, there is not much there to see besides the temple itself which you will be able to see from outside only if you are not Muslim. If...More

1  Thank dandreyev
Reviewed 14 June 2016

You have to time it properly to be able to enter this site. Being a non Muslim, the entry timings are restricted. I would suggest the morning opening times at around 7 am. The Temple Mount is empty and the sun isn't beating down. It's...More

1  Thank Samhita S
Reviewed 12 June 2016

it is very peaceful at Temple Mount. However, remember this is a very holy place and dress accordingly. There are people all over this site asking you not to sit on the window ledges, for males and females not to tough. I thought it was...More

1  Thank JPWRDB
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We could only see it from a distance. I would have like to actually go inside but at this time only Muslims were allowed to go.

Thank Kmberly P
Reviewed 7 June 2016

If one wants to understand the problems of Jerusalem as a United/Seperated city and the basic conflict between Israel and the Arabs that is a place to visit and read about after visiting the old city.

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 6 June 2016

If you are in Jerusalem, you will not regret visiting. Dome of the Rock is worth seeing in person, even if you must wait in line. The Islamic shrine has huge religious significance. For Jews, it's here that Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac....More

2  Thank John S
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Amazing history, but the political and religious tension here was borderline unbearable. Furthermore the new wooden bridge for the gentiles/jews to use to enter seems to have been engineered by children. I thought it would fall apart as I waited for clearance. Definitely go with...More

2  Thank Ivonkieboo
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The Temple Mount is the holy site of 3 major religions, Christianity, Islam and Judaism. Besides the amazing architecture and golden dome, the stories that revolve around the location is intriguing. Explore the areas around the dome and get a good view of the various...More

Thank phoonies
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Understanding the importance of the area in Islam is key to understanding why Jerusalem matters. You can only go during specific hours Go early so you will not have to wait in line or even worse, miss it

1  Thank ICFD5
Reviewed 3 June 2016

I did explained in my review how my visit went. It is a bitter place to visit, not because of the place itself, but the jordans make you feel like an enemy that is in danger all the time. I do not want to come...More

3  Thank Salua K
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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.