Al Zahiri Terrace
Landmark Location: It’slocated in thenorthwest of Al-Aqsa mosque in front of Bab Al-Ghawanmeh.
LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: NorthwestQubbat Al-Sakhra (dome of therock).
He had it built in 793 AH 1391 AD, aroundtheMamlukera.
Reason of the name:
It’snamedafterthebuilder of it anditsnicheandthehead of thetwoholymosques; PrinceBalwai Al-Thahiri.
Builder Name: PrinceBalwai Al-Thahiri.
Details of theshape :
It is a wideterrace, with a beautifulstone Mihrab “niche”.
Additional Information aboutthelandmark:
DuringtheMamlukera, theterracewasusedtoholdtheJudicialCouncil, as stated in theMamlukdocuments.
An Overview of theLandmark:
It’s a wideterrace, with a beautifulstone Mihrab “niche”terracesand is locatedtothenorthwest of Al-Aqsa mosqueandQubbat Al-Sakhra( dome of therock ), and in front of Bab Al-Ghawanmeh., Itwasbuiltnearly in 793 AH 1391 AD, on theorder of thehead of thetwoholymosques, PrinceBalawai Al-Thahiri. DuringtheMamlukera, theterracewasusedtoholdtheJudicialCouncil, as stated in theMamlukdocumemts.