Dome of the Rock

Lower Exterior Tilework
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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.

Go Historic ID
318563
Short URL
gohist.co/318563
Names
Dome of the Rock
Address
Temple Mount, Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Coordinates
31.778097° N, 35.235139° E
Date Published
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
April 11, 2015

Resources

  1. The Dome of the Rock