Dome of the Rock Jerusalem 688-91
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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- Go Historic ID
- Dome of the RockQubbat as-Sakhrah
- 31.778097° N, 35.235139° E
- Temple Mount, Jerusalem
- Grabar, Oleg. The Dome of the Rock. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 2006. Print.