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Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem:

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Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem:

It is believed by Muslims that it is the second mosque placed on the earth for humanity to worship one God (Note: for Muslims and used to be the first Qiblah in Islam (the place Muslims used to direct their faces towards it when praying to God). After Quranic revelation from God, Muslims were commanded to change the “Qiblah” towards the Mosque of Sanctuary in Makkah, which has the Ka'bah (the cubical building built by Prophet Abraham (pbuh) to worship one God). The total area of Al- Aqsa Mosque/ Sanctuary is about 14.4 Hectare or 144,000 m2. It includes two important shrines, the “Qibli Masjid” (where the imam usually leads the prayers) and the “Dome of the Rock”

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