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© RomKri \ Jerusalem forest
Bet Shemesh road
Photographer: © RomKri Date: 08.03.2005 Photo number: 949 Views: 607k
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© RomKri \ Jerusalem forest
Bet Shemesh road
Photographer: © RomKri Date: 08.03.2005 Photo number: 950 Views: 270k
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© RomKri \ The Dome of the Rock
Dominating the skyline of Jerusalem, a landmark without doubt, is the beautiful shrine of the Dome of the Rock. Built on a platform over the rock of Mt. Moriah 1,300 years ago by the Muslim Umayyad Caliph Abdul Malek Ibn Marwa. It was completed in 691 AD, 6 years after building commenced. The Dome of the Rock is a shrine in Al Aqsa Mosque commemorating the Prophet Muhammad´s miraculous journey to the Seven Heavens. Eight stairways with arcades lead to the raised platform of the Dome of the Rock. There is a sun dial atop the center top archway, accurate to within five minutes of the actual time.
Photographer: © RomKri Date: 08.03.2005 Photo number: 951 Views: 121k
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