Friday, June 15, 2012

Palestine

1. Masjid al-Aqsa 
2. Masjid Sakhra (Dome of the Rock), Jerusalem
3. Tomb of Bibi Maryam, the mother of Prophet Isa, Jerusalem
4. The Cave of Prophets (ghar al-anbiya), between Jerusalem and Damascus
5. Tomb of Prophet Uzair, between Jerusalem and Damascus
6. Tomb of Prophet Musa, 10 miles from Jerusalem
7. Tomb of Prophet Ibrahim, Hebron
8. Tomb of Sarah, wife of Prophet Ibrahim and mother of Prophet Ishaq, Hebron
9. Tomb of Prophet Ishaq, son of Prophet Ibrahim, Hebron
10. Tomb of Rifka, wife of Prophet Ishaq, Hebron 


11. Tomb of Prophet Yaqub, son of Prophet Ishaq, Hebron

12. Tomb of Lanika, wife of Prophet Yaqub, Hebron 

13. Tomb of Prophet Yusuf, son of Prophet Ya'qub, Hebron


1. Jerusalem; Mt. Zion, Dome of the Rock, Western Wall, Church of the Holy Sepulchre,
Via Dolorossa, Gethsemane, Tomb of Bib Maryam, Tomb of Prophet Musa
2. Bethlehem; Cave of the Nativity, Tomb of Rachel
3. Hebron; Cave of Machpelah with tomb of Prophets
4. Tiberias; Mount of Beatitudes, Tombs of Maimonides and Rabbi's Meir, Akiva, Ammi, Assi and Yohanan ben Zakkai
5. Meron; Cave tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yokkai, Tombs of Hillel, Shammai, and Rabbi Eleazar
6. Haifa; Mt. Carmel, Elijah's cave, Bahi'i shrine of Baha'u'llah
7. Mt. Tabor; Basilica of Christ's Transfiguration
8. Cave of Quarantana (near Jericho); site of Christ's 40 day temptation
9. Safed/Zefat; Tombs of the Cabbalists
10. Shechem; Tomb of Joseph
11. Lydda; Tomb of St. George
12. Beit Jala (near Bethlehem) Christian shrine of birthplace of St. George;
Jewish site of burial of Prophet Elias; Muslim site of Khidr, the Green One
13. Mt. Gerizim, sacred to the Samaritans 


Somre more places of interest in Palestine
Masjid al-AqsaMasjid al-Aqsa, built over the spot where Muhammad s.a.w is said to have prayed before he ascended to the heavens; Jerusalem
Masjid Sakhra (Dome of the Rock), built over the rock from whence legend holds Muhammad s.a.w is to have ascended to the heavens; Jerusalem
Tomb of Bibi Maryam, the mother of Prophet Isa, Jerusalem
The Cave of Prophets (ghar al-anbiya), between Jerusalem and Damascus
Tomb of Prophet Ezra, between Jerusalem and Damascus
Tomb of Moses, 10 miles from Jerusalem
Tomb of Abraham, Hebron
Tombs of Sarah, Issac and Jacob, Hebron
Joseph's Tomb, outside Nablus
Tomb of Lot, Bani Na'im
Tomb of Tamim al-Dari, Bayt Jibrin
Tomb of Jonah, Halhul, Khan Yunis or Mashhad
Tomb of Hashem - Muhammad's grandfather, Gaza
Tomb of Samuel, Nabi Samwil