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

As you enter you must be careful to get into the correct line, one goes to the temple mount and the other to the western wall so insure you get in the line you desire as you approach the security station. At the security you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 19LDH47
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two mosques at the top of Temple Mount. Kubbat as Sakhra Mosque (Dome of Rock) and In front of it Holly Al-Aksa Mosque. On Fridays open only for muslims.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 8848israfil
Reviewed 1 week ago

Entry times for Non-Muslims is very limited through one gate only up a ramp near the Western Wall. We waited for the 12.30 to 1.30pm slot. I hour was actually long enough as non-Muslims are not allowed inside the Dome of the Rock or the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ruth44421
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An incredible experience, amazing history and mind-blowing architecture and art. Dress modestly, long trousers and long sleeves for men, and long skirts with hair full covered for women.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Jscindc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we had to wait in line to enter, it was worth it to stand on the site where the Temple was. Just be prepared. Dress must be very conservative and no religous symbols are allowed.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Debbie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was something to see. You really need to get up here and see it for yourself. Words just don't do it any justice. It needs to be seen.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is probably best to get an experienced guide for your trip to the Temple Mount. He will know everything about the opening hours and access. I went there at around 9:00 am. A lot of people were waiting at the security facilities. Although it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Departure811861
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A photographer's paradise! Go early and you certainly will not be disappointed. We arrived at around 9.00 am and very few people were there. Lots to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SusannahP191
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before I went through security I took out my water which was carbonated to have one last sip as no water allowed....removed cap and it popped and guards rushed to my side!!!!!! Thank goodness everyone smiled......

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DeeDeeCalifornia
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

This site is so beautiful it hard to imagine it creates so much controversy and over little things. To the Islamic faith it is one of 3 holy sites...to Jews and Christian's it the holiest site in Israel. Please be respectful when visiting and get...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from AndieLiny | Reviewed this property |
No its not a must.
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Response from urbanwalker2 | Reviewed this property |
If you attempt to enter via an entrance for Moslems only, you can be challenged to show your i.d. or quote verses from the Koran or Moslem prayers. The sole entrance for non-Moslems is via the ramp located the Dung Gate... More
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Response from BRIANandRONNIE2010 | Reviewed this property |
A modest dress code is required. Women must wear a dress below the knees or pants. The arms can be exposed, so wear long sleeves or take a shawl. There's no need to wear a headscarf. Don't forget your Passport. You must... More
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