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Dome of the Rock By: Anonymous
When and by whom was the Dome of the Rock built? The Dome of the Rock was built between 685 and 691 AD. It was built by Caliph Abd Al Malik Ibn Marwan. A caliph is a religious leadership title. He was a ruler of the Muslim community at that time. All caliphs are believed to successors to Prophet Mohammad who is the Muslims Prophet. It was not built as a mosque originally but as a shrine for pilgrims.
How long it took to build it ? It is the oldest and most beautiful Islamic monument that stand today. The monument took 7 years to build because of the tiles which it was covered in. The gold on the top of the dome is said to be around 8 million USD.
What was it built over? The rock over which the shrine was built is sacred to both Muslims and Jews. The reason it was sacred to Muslims was because it was site where Prophet Mohammad which is their prophet was ascended into heaven. For Jews it is the places where Jews believe Abraham was prepared to sacrifice his son Ismail. Abraham is also the Muslims Prophet. The image of the rock is shown on the side
What is the monument? And some facts about it! It is a place of worship for Muslims and is used as a place of Muslim Pilgrimage. Muslims often go to pray there. It is all carpet for place of prayer and worship inside. You are obligated to take off shoes before entering. It is of great meaning to Muslims and Islam. The mosque is often over capacity when praying Friday prayer and they prayer outside them mosque. You are not allowed to enter the area around it without wearing a scarf and long clothing if you are a women. Basically, you have to wear prayer clothes.
Where is it located on the map? It is in Jerusalem shown by the red mark on the map shown in the image.
Palestine, ”Israel”, Gaza separation The annexation of Palestine by the state Israel
How big is the Dome dome of the Rock?

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