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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

 
. 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...
The museum depicting the history of excavations in the Ophel and in the areas south and...
 

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​Bayit Vagan Guesthouse This guesthouse is located in Jerusalem's tranquil, country-sty...
​Located in the heart of Jerusalem, overlooking the biblical landscape of Jerusalem. A ...
​In The Hotel 28 rooms.
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