Dome of the Rock Jerusalem

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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.

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318563
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Street Address
Temple Mount, Jerusalem
Coordinates
31.778097° N, 35.235139° E

References & Resources

  1. The Dome of the Rock

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Dome of the Rock (Jerusalem)
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April 11, 2015