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.

Facts & Stats on the Dome of the Rock

Go Historic ID
318563
Names
Dome of the Rock
Qubbat as-Sakhrah
Dates
688-91

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
Temple Mount, Jerusalem
Jerusalem

Resources for the Dome of the Rock

  1. The Dome of the Rock

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Dome of the Rock - Jerusalem