Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem

Built in the 7th century, this beautiful blue-and-gold shrine houses the rock from which the Prophet took his Night Journey into heaven. The rock is also associated with Abraham's near-sacrifice of Isaac in the Hebrew Bible.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248812
Names
Dome of the Rock
Qubbat as-Sakhrah
Affiliations

Bibliography

  1. Grabar, Oleg. The Dome of the Rock. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2006.