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National Geographic Presents:. Secrets of jerusalem’s holiest sites. 3 Major Religions. Judaism Christianity Islam. Judaism – Western Wall. Judaism – Western Wall. Also known as the “Wailing Wall”. Holy site where Jews come to pray. Part of the original Temple Mount.

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National geographic presents

National Geographic Presents:

Secrets of jerusalem’s holiest sites


3 major religions
3 Major Religions

Judaism Christianity Islam



Judaism western wall1
Judaism – Western Wall

  • Also known as the “Wailing Wall”.

  • Holy site where Jews come to pray.

  • Part of the original Temple Mount.

  • Visitors place slips of paper with prayer requests on them in the cracks of the wall.



Christianity church of the holy sepulchre1
Christianity – Church of the Holy Sepulchre

  • Built on Golgotha (or “Calvary”).

  • Believed to be the place where Jesus Christ was crucified.



Christianity tomb of jesus1
Christianity – Tomb of Jesus

  • Inside Church of the Holy Sepulchre

  • Believed to be the site of Jesus Christ’s burial and resurrection.



Islam dome of the rock1
Islam – Dome of the Rock

  • Believed to be where Muhammad ascended to heaven during his “Night Journey”.

  • Surrounds the Foundation Stone.



Foundation stone1
Foundation Stone

  • Believed to be where Adam was created.

  • Believed to be where Abraham was tested by God.


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