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 on the Dome of the Rock
- Other names
- Dome of the Rock
Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem
- Opening hours
- Currently open only to Muslims, 8:30am to 3pm daily. Closed to tourist visits during midday prayers.
- Combined admission ticket of NIS 38 for Al-Aqsa Mosque, Dome of the Rock, and Islamic Museum.
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