Qait Bay Spring Terrace
LandmarkLocation: West of Al-Aqsa mosqueandtheDome of theRock, southeast of Al-Mathara and Al-Qataneengates.
LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: West of theDome of theRock.
LandmarkHistory:Around 887 AH 1482 AD, duringthemamlukera.
Reason of thename:NamedafterQait Bay spring, which is located in itsnorthwestside.
Builder Name: SheriffSaif Al-Din Inal
Details of theshape :
-It has a stone mihrab; niche.
-In itsnortherncornerliesQait bay spring.
An Overview of theLandmark:
It is located on the western side of Al-Aqsa Mosque, south-east of Bab al-Mutahraand Bab al-Qattanin. Itwasbuilt in theMamlukera, around 887 AH / 1482 AD bytheSheriffSaif al-Din Inal, with a beautifulstone mihrab; niche. In itsnortherncornerliesQait bay andthat’s how it gotits name.