Holy Land Jerusalem


 Location In world Map 

The holy land Jerusalem situated in the middle east, on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.

Holy land Jerusalem
Location Of Jerusalem in World Map

 Jerusalem is One of the oldest city in the world. Considered as “Holy Land Jerusalem”

It was known as Urusalima in ancient Mesopotamian Cuneiform script (one of the earliest systems of writing).

Jerusalem is a holy land for Abrahamic Religions Islam, Christianity & Judaism.

And they all have their own beliefs regarding their community.

According to Islam

The Muslim Quarter is the largest of the four and contains the shrine of the Dome of Rock. 

And the al-Aqsa Mosque on a plateau known to Muslims as Haram al-Sharif, or the Noble Sanctuary.

The mosque is the third holiest site in Islam after Mecca-Madina.

 The Waqf an Islamic trust administrates the mosque.

 Muslims believe the Prophet Muhammad traveled here from Mecca during his night journey and prayed with the souls of all the prophets.

A few steps away, the shrine of the Dome of the Rock holds the foundation stone. Muslims believes, Muhammad ascended to heaven from this place.

 

Holy land Jerusalem
The Dome of the Rock

Muslims visit the holy site all year around.

In the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims across the world come here to pray in the mosque.

According to Christianity

Inside the Christian, Quarter is the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. 

The significant focus for Christians all over the world.

 

Holy Land Jerusalem
The Holy Sepulchre

 It is located on a site central to the story of Jesus, his death, crucifixion, and resurrection.

According to most Christian traditions, Jesus was crucified there, on Golgotha, or the Hill of Calvary. 

The tomb is located inside the sepulcher and this was the site of his resurrection.

According to Judaism

The Jewish Quarter is home to the Kotel or the Western Wall. 

The remnant of the retaining wall of the mount on which the Holy Temple once stood.

Inside the temple was the Holy of Holies, the most sacred site in Judaism.

Jews believe that this was the location of the foundation stone from which the world was created.

And Abraham prepared to sacrifice his son Isaac.

Holy land Jerusalem
The Western Wall

 Today, the Western Wall is the closest place Jews can pray to the Holy of Holies.

 The Western is managed by the Rabbi and yearly hosts millions of visitors.

Jewish people across the world come to visit this place to pray and connect with their heritage, especially during the High Holidays.

But the battle begins between Israel & Palestine. For the Holy Land “Jerusalem”

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