Jerusalem has been the holiest city in Judaism and the spiritual center of the Jewish people since the 10th century BC when the site was chosen during the lifetime of King David to be the location of the Holy Temple.
What is the most sacred place on earth?
10 most sacred spots on Earth
- Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia. (Budget Travel/Twickey/Dreamstime.com)
- Cenote Sagrado, Mexico. (Budget Travel/imagebroker.net/SuperStock)
- Mahabodhi Tree, Bodh Gaya, India.
- Mount Kailas, Tibet.
- Mount Sinai, Egypt.
- Glastonbury Tor, England.
- Crater Lake, Oregon.
- Mount Parnassus, Greece.
What is sacred to the Jews?
The city of Jerusalem is significant in a number of religious traditions, including the Abrahamic religions Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, which consider it a holy city. Some of the most sacred places for each of these religions are found in Jerusalem and the one shared between all three is the Temple Mount.
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