Al Bab Al Tawba Well

LandmarkLocation: Namedafteritslocationwest of Bab Al-tawba 

Reason of thename:It is locatedwest of Bab Al-Tawbaand AL-Rahma, with a slightdeviationtothenorth.

Details of theshape:
Roller shape. It’s 6 meters in diameter, and 11 meters deep.

An Overview of theLandmark:
Thiswell is locatedwest of Bab Al-Tawbaand Bab AL-Rahma, with a slightdeviationtothenorth. It has a roller shape. It’s 6 meters in diameter, and 11 meters deep.

 

 

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    The Well of Paradise

    LandmarkLocation: Locatedbeneaththenave of therock; north of theDome of theRock.

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: North Dome of theRock.

    Details of theshape:
    (40 meters) long, (7 m) wide, and (5, 5 m) deep. Theshape of thewellresemblesthechannelorrectangleand it has twoopenings.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    Locatedunderthenave of therock;  (40 meters) long, (7 m) wide, and (5, 5 m) deep. Theshape of thewellresemblesthechannelorrectangleand it has twoopenings.

     

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    Al Khalili Well

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: Located in thenave of therock, straightforwardtotheeast of the Office of theReconstructionCommittee.

    Reason of thename:Itwascalledbyits name because it is locatednextto Al-Khalilidome.

    Details of theshape:
    Small in size and is morelike an irregularwarehouse, with an easterndepth (2.5 meters).

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    Located in thenave of therock, justtotheeast of the Office of theReconstructionCommittee, calledbyits name because it is nearthedome of Al-Khalili.
    Small in size andmorelike an irregularwarehouse, with a depth of 2.5 meters.

     

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    Al Joura Well

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: It is locatedwest of Qubbat Al-Sakhra (Dome of theRock).

    Reason of thename:Namedaftertheshape of its top, whichresembles a longmarble cup. 

    Details of theshape:
    -It is mediumsizedwith a rectangularshape. It’supto 4.8 in diameter, and 3.6 wideandlong.
    -Al-Omaristatedaboutthiswellsaying: “And in thewestsidetherearethreewells; one of them is known as AL-Kaas (the cup) becauseits top resembles a longmarble cup”.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    It is locatedwest of Qubbat Al-Sakhra (Dome of theRock). It is mediumsizedwith a rectangularshape. It’supto 4.8 in diameter, and 3.6 wideandlong. Al-Omaristatedaboutthiswellsaying: “And in thewestsidetherearethreewells; one of them is known as AL-Kaas( the cup ) becauseits top resembles a longmarble cup”.

     

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    Al Romaneh Well

    LandmarkLocation: Locatedunderthenave of therock; south of thedome of thechain.

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: South thedome of theRock.

    Details of theshape:
    -Has a rectangularshape, consisting of fourrooms; thelargestone is 4.5 meters long, and 4.6 meters wide, and has twoopenings.
    -Theguards of Al-Aqsa Mosque openthewellsdailytoensurethere is enoughwater, toensurethatIsraeliexcavations do not passthroughthe network of thewellsscatteredbeneaththemosque.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    Locatedunderthenave of therock; south of thedome of thechain, South thedome of theRock. It has a rectangularshape, consisting of fourrooms; thelargestone is 4.5 meters long, and 4.6 meters wide, and has two openings. Theguards of Al-Aqsa Mosque openthewellsdailytoensurethere is enoughwater, toensurethatIsraeliexcavations do not passthroughthe network of thewellsscatteredbeneaththemosque.

     

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    Al Ward Well

    LandmarkLocation: Under theentrance of theNortheastPillars.

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: East Dome of theRock.

    Reason of thename:Namedafteritslocationundertheentrance of theNortheastPillars.

    Details of theshape:
    Itconsists of twolong chambers, withstonewalls. It is 22 meters long.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    It is a welllocatedundertheentrance of theNortheasternPillars.Itconsists of twolong chambers, withstonewalls. It is 22 meters long

     

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    Al Bab Al Tawba Well

    LandmarkLocation: Namedafteritslocationwest of Bab Al-tawba 

    Reason of thename:It is locatedwest of Bab Al-Tawbaand AL-Rahma, with a slightdeviationtothenorth.

    Details of theshape:
    Roller shape. It’s 6 meters in diameter, and 11 meters deep.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    Thiswell is locatedwest of Bab Al-Tawbaand Bab AL-Rahma, with a slightdeviationtothenorth. It has a roller shape. It’s 6 meters in diameter, and 11 meters deep.

     

     

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    The Black Well

    LandmarkLocation: Locatednorth of Al-Qibli Mosque andeast of Al-Kaasspring.

    Details of theshape:
    Thelargestwell, with a capacity of about (8 million litres). It is 40m long, 30m wide, and 14m deep. Thewell has threeopenings.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    It is locatednorth of Al-Qibli Mosque andeast of Al-Kaasspring. Thelargestwell, with a capacity of about (8 million litres). It is 40m long, 30m wide, and 14m deep. Thewell has threeopenings.

     

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    Al Waraqa Well

    LandmarkLocation: It is locatedeast of Al-Aqsa Mosque hallway, under Al-Qibli Mosque.

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: South of Qubbat Al-Sakhra( Dome of theRock ).

    Reason of thename:Namedafteritsshapethatresemblespaper.

    Details of theshape:
    It is 18 meters long, 13 meters deep, and 1.6 in diameter. Thewellwaslinkedtopipes. Theshape of thewellresemblespaper, and it has twoopenings.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    It is locatedeast of Al-Aqsa Mosque hallway, under Al-Qibli Mosque. It is 18 meters long, 13 meters deep, and 1.6 in diameter. Thewellwaslinkedtopipes. Theshape of thewellresemblespaper, and it has twoopenings.

     

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    The Lake Well

    LandmarkLocation: Locatedtothewest of theeasternMarwanisquare.

    Details of theshape:
    It is consideredto be one of thelargestwells. It is (36 m) long, (6 m) wide, andmaximum (20 meters) deep. Thewell has twoopenings.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    It is locatedtothewest of theeasternMarwanisquare. It is consideredto be one of thelargestwells. Itis(36 m) long, (6 m) wide, andmaximum (20 meters) deep. Thewell has twoopenings.

     

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    Bab Al Asbat Well

    LandmarkLocation: In thesouthernside of Bab Al-Asbatminaret.

    Details of theshape:
    It is 7 meters long, 4 meters wide, and 6 meters deep, withstonewalls.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    It is located in thesouthernside of bab Al-asbatminaret. It is 6 meters deepand 4 meters wide, withstonewalls.

     

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    QaitBay Spring’s Well

    LandmarkLocation: Under Qaitbayspring; underthe western hallway. 

    LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: West of theDome.

     Details of theshape:
    -It’slongandthin. Itsgroundandwallsarecoveredwithcement. It’s 28 meters long, 6 meters wide, and 11.5 meters deep.
    -Back in theday, it waspathwayfollowing Bab Al-Sakeenah (Al-Sakeenah Gate), andwhenthegatewasclosed, itsbasementwasclosedandturnedinto a well.

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    It is locatedunderQaitbayspringandunderthe western hallway. It’slongandthin. Itsgroundandwallsarecoveredwithcement. It’s 28 meters long, 6 meters wide, and 11.5 meters deep. Back in theday, it waspathwayfollowing Bab Al-Sakeenah (Al-Sakeenah Gate), andwhenthegatewasclosed, itsbasementwasclosedandturnedinto a well.

     

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    The Northeastern Pillars’ Well

    It is a welllocatedundertheentrance of theNortheasternPillars.Itconsists of twolong chambers, withstonewalls. It is 22 meters long

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    Al Maghrebi Well

    LandmarkLocation: Locatedtotheeast of themuseumbuilding.

    Details of theshape:
    Rectangularroom. It is 17 meters long, 12 meters wide, and 7 meters deep. It has twoopenings. Al-Omaristated as describing it:” Nearthehonorarycorner, one.”

    An Overview of theLandmark:
    Locatedtotheeast of themuseumbuilding, a rectangularroom. It is 17 meters long, 12 meters wide, and 7 meters deep. It has twoopenings. Al-Omaristated as describing it:” Nearthehonorarycorner, one.”

     

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