Ala’a Al Din Al Basairi Terrace
LandmarkLocation: North-west of Al-Aqsa Mosque, across AL-Nathirgate, a slightdeviationtothesouth.
LandmarkLocationrelativetoDome of therock: North West Dome of theRock.
In theMamlukperiod in theyear 800 AH / 1397 AD.
Reason of the name:
Al-Basairi / Al-Busairi; namedafteritsbuilderAla’a Al-Din Al-Basiri, thebeholder of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Jarkas: Because of thedistinctive mihrab JarkasthatNazarethbuilt
Builder Name: Ala’a al-Din al-Basir, thehead of Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Details of theshape:
-It has a stonenichethatwasaddedfromJarkas of Nazareth.
-Its mihrab is characterizedbytwolovelylittlemarbles.
An Overview of theLandmark:
Ala’a al-Din- Al-Busairi is locatedacross Al-Nathirgatewith a slightdeviationtothesouth, North-west of theDome of theRock, and is namedafterthebuilder of Al-Aqsa Mosque Al-BusairiReligion. Itwasbuilt in theOttomanperiod in theyear 800 AH / 1397 AD and has a beautifulstone mihrab thatwasaddedbyJarkasNaciri. Whatdistinguishes it from rest of theniches is that it has twouniquemarblecolumnsTheterrae has othernamessuch as theJarkasterrace.