Tomb of Nebi Akasha (Turbat el-Kameria)

The 12th-century tomb of Nebi Akasha Bin Mohsin, one of the companions of the Prophet Muhammad, also known as Turbat el-Kameria. According to Islamic tradition, Saladin's soldiers were buried at the site. There is also a tradition that Moses, Jesus and Muhammad were buried here, leading the British High Commissioner John Chancellor to name the nearby street as Street of the Prophets.


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circa 1150 CE

The facade of the tomb building, it faces towards the Nebi Akasha Mosque.

circa 1150 CE

Interior of the tomb, with the five graves and the mehrab in the background.

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