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It is an interesting place and being both a Mosque and a church makes it even more interesting, You have to pay 10 shekels to see it. It is meant to be the spot where Jesus ascended into Heaven. You can stand on that sport...More
The people at the entrance are there to push you until you give them money... they are not allowed to charge any fee, but they do it. They make you feel totally uncomfortable and unsafe by their presence, and there's even a feeling of harassment....More
This is a small church which is on the site where Christ ascended to heaven. Apparently on the rock that the church was built over had a footprint which may have been Jesus's footprint so this church is regarded as a very holy site.
This is the first church I visited in Jerusalem. This church is not very big. This church is famous because this is where Jesus ascended to heaven. I and my team have to come early because many tour group also visit this place. Because the...More
Christians believe Jesus ascended into heaven from a high mountain near the holy city, so this is as likely a place as any. I have to admit that I find the alleged last footprint of the Lord in the rock as a bit dubious. That...More
To understand that this place is actually a mosque 364 days a year was something I found interesting. If you're just looking at it, you'll never be able to appreciate the intricacies. Make sure you have a guide explaining things to you. Totally worth it.
It was a very lovely sight and I was glad to pay for the entrance the 5 sheckels which is nothing to see this amazing place. My tour guide was not Christian and it was a bit more challenging to enjoy the place because of...More