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The Dome of the Rock

In 1998, I toured the Dome of the RockĀ and the Al-Aqsa Mosque in 1998 before it was closed down to any one other than Muslims.

I loved the architecture and rich history that is in Israel.

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The mosque building was begun in the early 8th century and has been reconstructed many times. The lead-covered dome dates from the 11th century. The Temple Mount is the site of the first Jewish Temple, built by Solomon. To learn more, please click here.

You can also find out more of the history of the Dome of the Rock by clicking here.

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