ASIA-ISRAEL

WORLD FAMOUS BUILDINGS

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From 'Explore worldwide'1999',The world atlas of Architecture' John Julius Norwich/Portland House,1988,

 

Dome of the Rock
  
 Jerusalem/Palestine



 Jerusalem-a splendid mosque on Temple Mount. In 684 for Islamic temple and construction system is bearing masonry of Early Islamic style. Earliest Islamic monument, begun 684. octagonal plan. View from the Mount of Olives and the last Friday in ramadan draws Muslims to the octagonal dome, site of mohammed's asension into heaven-Islam's third most holest shrine. Photo by Haenam Lee.

 

Court Scene
  
 Jerusalem

 

 Photo by Haenam Lee.

 

Church of the Ascension
  
 Jerusalem

 

 Photo by Haenam Lee.

 

Bethesda
  
 Jerusalem

 

 Jesus healed the sick man near these medicinal baths Jn5. Photo by Haenam Lee.