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The Dome of the Rock (Mosque of the Rock) is a monumental architectural structure located in the southeastern part of Jerusalem, on the Temple Mount. This is an ancient and beautiful historical and architectural monument, belonging to the best examples of early Islamic architecture.
This temple was erected in the period from 687 to 691 at the direction of the Caliph Abdal-Malik, descended from the Umayyad dynasty. The diameter of the shining golden dome of the Rock Mosque is 20 meters. Proportionally perfect, inside the Dome of the Rock has a graceful interior design.
The name Dome of the Rock appeared due to the fact that inside this architectural structure there is a rocky ledge of great religious importance. It is believed that it was from him that the prophet Muhammad made his ascension to heaven.
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