al-Qal'a Mosque (Masjid al-Sayf)

al-Qal'a Mosque or Masjid al-Sayf is a small mosque located within the Qal'a (citadel) of Jerusalem, which is situated along the middle of the western wall of the Old City, south of Bab al-Khalil (Jaffa Gate). The mosque is in the southern part of the Citadel's eastern barbican. The ditch of the Citadel, along with the battlements placed above its glacis, border this mosque from east, west, and south. A wall separating the mosque from the barbican to the north, borders it from the north.

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Date Landscape Notes Reference
c. Interior of the Ottoman Mosque, with Mehrab and the pulpit.
c. Entrance to the Ottoman era mosque inside the Jerusalem Citadel.
Latest Update: February 17, 2015


Points of InterestPart of
Towers/MinaretsPhasael Tower · Minaret () · Ottoman Towers ·
Mosque(s)Masjid al-Qala'aMosques in Jerusalem
Exhibit(s)Illes Relief (19th century model of Jerusalem) · Statue of David · Model of Dome of Rock · Equestrian Stautes of Salah al-Din and Richard the Lion Heart · Citadel Model · Crusader Era Jerusalem · Temple Warning Inscription Replica ·
Other(s)Spice Garden · Moat · The Kishle ·
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