Sabra and Shatila Terrace
LandmarkLocation: It is locatedeast of thecorner of theRock’ssoutheasternnave.
LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: Southeast of theDome of theRock.
1402 H / 1982.
Reason of the name:
Because it wasbuilttohonorthemartyrs of Sabra andShatilamassacrethattookplace in Lebanon.
Details of theshape:
-It has a simpleironniche.
-Itwastransformedinto a memorialtothesouls of themartyrs of theLebanese Sabra andShatilamassacres, whichtheytookplace in history in 17-09-1982 AD .
-In itssouthwesterncorner, there is a shortcylindricalmarblecolumnwiththe verse: ” whoever is killedunjustly – wehavegiven his heirauthority” from Surat al-Isra’a, and on its western wallthe name of theterraceandthehistory of themassacreareengraved.
An Overview of theLandmark:
The Sabra andShatilaTerrace is a modern buildingbuilt in the twentiethcentury in 1402 AH / 1982, and is locatedsoutheast of Al-Aqsa Mosque. Itwasbuilt in honor of themartyrs of themassacre of Sabra andShatilathattookplace in Lebanon, andthat’s how it gotits name. Itwastransformedinto a monumenthonoringthesouls of theLebanesemartyrs. In itssouthwesterncorner, a shortcylindricalmarblecolumnholds a signsaying: ”whoever is killedunjustly – wehavegiven his heirauthority”. The name of theterraceandthehistory of themassacrewereengraved on itswall.