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Solomon's Stables

These "stables" underneath the platform of the Haram es-Sharif are in fact the retaining structure built by Herod the Great when he expanded the size of the Temple Courts.

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Dome of the Rock

These "stables" underneath the platform of the Haram es-Sharif are in fact the retaining structure built by Herod the Great when he expanded the size of the Temple Courts. They take the form of arches and vaults built up from the slop of the hill until they are level with its crest (where the Dome of the Rock now stands), and have nothing to do with either Solomon or horses.

Sites & Attractions

Israel's current official presidential residence was constructed while Zalman Shazar se...
An academic branch of Brigham Young University for Middle Eastern Studies, built at the...
. Mount Herzl. The State of Israel’s national cemetery was named after the state visio...
The House of Representatives of the State of Israel, comprising a plenary, conference r...
Memorial established on the Jordanian military post, with a permanent exhibition on the...
Avshalom’s Shrine. An ornate monument from the first century BCE, said to be the tomb o...

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A luxury hotel located a few minutes from the Old City. The hotel's Primavera gourmet r...
The Ambassador Hotel, built in 1952, is one of the first modern hotels in East Jerusale...
​Bayit Vagan Guesthouse This guesthouse is located in Jerusalem's tranquil, country-sty...
Christian Sites