Temple Mount

The Temple Mount, known to Muslims as the Haram esh-Sharif and the Al Aqsa Compound, is a hill located in the Old City of Jerusalem that for thousands of years has been venerated as a holy site in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam alike.

Notable Places in the Area

City gate
The , as it is called in Christian literature, is the only eastern gate of the Temple Mount and one of only two that used to offer access into the city from that side. is situated 150 metres northeast of Temple Mount. Photo: Wilson44691, Public domain.

Synagogue
The , Wailing Wall, Kosel or Kotel, known in Islam as the Buraq Wall, is an ancient limestone wall in the . is situated 200 metres southwest of Temple Mount. Photo: Ralf Roletschek, GFDL.

Mosque
‎, Qubbat al-Silsilah); is a free-standing dome located adjacently east of the in the of . Photo: Godot13, CC BY-SA 4.0.

City gate
is one of the Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem. is situated 330 metres north of Temple Mount. Photo: Pontificake, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The of Jerusalem is that part of surrounded by the impressive 16th-century Ottoman city walls and representing the heart of the city both historically and spiritually. Photo: Danapit, Public domain.

Locality
was a garden at the foot of the in where, according to the four Gospels of the New Testament, Jesus underwent the agony in the garden and was arrested the night before his crucifixion. Photo: Mewasul, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Neighborhood
The is one of the four quarters of the ancient, walled Old City of Jerusalem.

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