Ablution Spring Terrace
LandmarkLocation: Acrossthemosquewith a simpledeviationtothewest.
LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: South of theDome of theRock.
Reason of the name:
Namedbecause it breaksthroughthespring of wudoo’ (ablution).
Builder Name: TheOttomans.
Details of theshape:
-It has a simpleironniche.
-Itwasrenovated in the 20th century as it penetratedthespring of ablution. It is a largeterrace. In themiddle, however, is a wideplaceforablution.
-Thereare pines andpinetrees in thecorners, whichcast a shadowoverthem, andthere is oliveoil as well.
An Overview of theLandmark:
Ablution Spring Terrace (thedoubleterrace) is locatednorth of the main hallway of thetribalmosque, andsouth of theDome of theRock. Ittookits name fromthespring in itsmiddle. Itwasbuilt in theOttomanperiodandwasrenovated in the 20th century where it was
penetratedby a waterwayforablution, andthere is an ablutionfacility in themiddle of thiswideterrace. Therearealsopinetrees, cypresstreesandolivetrees. It has a simpleironniche.