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Ahl Al Kahf

Ahl al-Kahf Street | Abu Alanda, Amman, Jordan
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Ranked #7 of 30 Attractions in Amman
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

This is the site of the biblical story of the People of the Cave. It is acknowledged by all of the Abrahamic faiths, but the veracity of this being the true cave has been questioned to an extent by some archaeological academics. The cave of the sleepers is mentioned in both the Quran and Bible. The number of sleepers is... More

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Amman Governorate, Jordan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

the story is well known in the bible. its also mentioned in the holy quraan . the visit is really shocking when start to compare what you know with what you see>

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Cairo, Egypt
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The place is really amazing. The two source of light (the gate and an opening), the old mosque at the top of the cave, and everything as described in the wholly Qur'an. This is a visit that should not be missed.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We could not find anyone to open the cave, so all we could see were the grounds and outside area. Kind of interesting, but not worth the trip out of town unless you're sure it will be open.

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arlington, texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This is the place of the 7 people that slept and woke up a few hundred years later and is mentioned in the Quran. Once you go inside this cave you can see a hole which for some odd reason smells nice.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

It was quite an experience to witness a site that is mentioned in the Noble Quran and you always read the verse mentioned.

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Palo Alto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

For anyone who wants to get a visual of the story in the Quran, this is a must see. Ofcourse, there are those who say we can't say for sure this was the actual cave but there is a good amount of evidence showing it is. Its small and there are the graves of the sleepers in it as well.... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

It´s nice to see something from the history. When you know the story of the seven sleepers it´s nice to see and imagine where it took place. It´s a little bit outside the city, so from the Citadelle it´s a half an hour drive...

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

The story about seven sleepers as mention in the quran surah al kahf is alive here. You can see inside their graves and also their bones. Visit there in the morning much better as you will also see hownthe light come into the cave as its also there when they were inside and slept here. A man who keep the... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

We read about Ahl Al Kahf as a religious site mentioned in the Holy Book. So, we hired a round trip taxi from the old city. On arriving there at 1:30 PM we found the cave to be locked with about 4-5 other families wandering outside it. We found the caretaker who told us that it is closed from 12:30... More

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