al-Ghawanima Minaret

The second, known as the Ghawanima minaret, was built at the northwestern corner of the Noble Sanctuary in 1297–98 by architect Qadi Sharaf al-Din al-Khalili, also on the orders of the Sultan Lajin. Six stories high, it is the tallest minaret of the al-Aqsa compound.

Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. 1297 CE al-Ghawanima minaret with Qubat al-Sakhar' (Dome of Rock) to the right, Dome of al-Aqsa Mosque far in the background, and al-Fakhariyya Minaret visible to far right in background . N/A
Latest Update: September 10, 2016