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Back entrance of Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem --- ULTRA CLOSE!!!
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The dome of the Rock shrine, with a large golden dome and an octagon structure, was built  in 691AD, and named  after Khalif Omar. The rock is, according to Muslim tradition, the spot where prophet Mohamed ascended to heaven.  According to Jewish tradition, the rock was the center of Holy of Holiest, the center point of God's dwelling and the creation of the world. It is one of the most beautiful and enduring shrines in the World, and remained almost untouched throughout the years.

Copyright: Zoran Strajin
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Taken: 08/07/2012
Uploaded: 21/05/2013
Updated: 03/01/2015
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