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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.

 

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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...
Large, well-lit cave in the wall of the Old City, which was a quarry in the days of the...
 

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Located in a magical setting overlooking the old city walls, in the heart of the centra...
Intimate hotel part of which was built in 1948. Breakfast is served in the hotel dining...
Guest house has four rooms, banquet hall, lobby and classrooms.
Hotel in the eastern part of the city on Salah e-Din Street. There are 54 rooms availab...
 

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