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Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

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Open Hours: The golden domed structure encasing the Sacred Rock has special significance, in that it is the place where Abraham was about to sacrifice his son and from where the Muslim prophet Mohammed ascended to heaven. It is a unique and beautiful artistic piece of Islamic architecture built by Abd el-Malek in 691. It was converted to a church during the Crusader period. Downstairs is the wells of souls, a place where Abraham, David, Solomon, and Jesus were said to have prayed. Please check regarding access and visiting policies.
The golden domed structure encasing the Sacred Rock has special significance, in that it is the place where Abraham was about to sacrifice his son and from where the Muslim prophet Mohammed ascended to heaven. It is a unique and beautiful artistic piece of Islamic architecture built by Abd el-Malek in 691. The walls are decorated with verses from the Koran, the ceiling is tiled in red, gold and black shards and the exterior's tiled facade is magical. Converted to a church during the Crusader period, examine the crosses on the interior's columns. Downstairs is the wells of souls, a place where Abraham, David, Solomon, and Jesus were said to have prayed. Entrance fee to the Temple Mount includes the Dome of the Rock, Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Islamic Museum .