Noble Sanctuary Online Guide


Glimpses of History

Muslim Jerusalem

The Dome of the Rock

The Al-Aqsa Mosque

Other Structures in the Noble Sanctuary

Islam and the Noble Sanctuary

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The Online Guide to Al-Haram al-Sharif in Jerusalem

AT THE HEART OF JERUSALEM is the Noble Sanctuary, Al-Haram al-Sharif, enclosing over 35 acres of fountains, gardens, buildings and domes. At its southernmost end is Al-Aqsa Mosque and at its centre the celebrated Dome of the Rock. The entire area is regarded as a mosque and comprises nearly one sixth of the walled city of Jerusalem.

The Noble Sanctuary is one of the three most important sites in Islam, and a showcase for Islamic architecture and design from Umayyad to Ottoman times that continues as an important religious and educational centre for Muslims to the present day.Th


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