Al-Aqsa Mosque Israel

This large and important mosque on the Temple Mount was originally built in 710. It features 11th-century mosaics, a 12th-century mihrab, and Romanesque arches added by Crusaders.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248405
Names
Al Aqsa Mosque
Al-Aqsa Mosque
Farthest Mosque
al-Masjid al-Aqsa
al-Masjid al-Aqsa al-Mubarak Arabic
al-Masjid el-Aksa Arabic
Coordinates
31.7760737° N, 35.2335915° E

Location Map

Map showing the location of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem, Israel. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

Aerial View

Aerial view of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem, Israel. (Note: The address shown in the upper-left panel is sometimes inaccurate.) Click here to view larger.

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Timeline

1035
Construction of Al Aqsa Mosque