Al Aqsa Mosque

The Al Aqsa Mosque, also known as part of the al-Haram ash-Sharif, the grand mosque includes in its compound the Dome of the Rock. With rows of colonnades and gardens the compind strtces over one fifth of the city, ocupying 140,900 square meters. The mosque itself is silver-domed, and was built as a place for worship next to the Dome of the Rock.