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Coordinates: 31°46′36″N 35°14′3″E / 31.77667°N 35.23417°E / 31.77667; 35.23417

-Western Wall

The Western Wall, Wailing Wall or Kotel (Hebrew: הַכֹּתֶל הַמַּעֲרָבִי, HaKotel HaMa'aravi; Arabic: حائط البراق‎; Ḥā'iṭ Al-Burāq) is an ancient wall in the Old City of Jerusalem on the western side of the Temple Mount. According to Jewish tradition this wall is a remnant of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. It is the most holy site for Jews


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