Walls of the Temple Mounth

Western Wall
Southern Wall

Date Landscape Notes Reference
Western Wall
c. 500 BCE Wailing Wall The Western Wall of the Temple Mount, originally eracted as part of the expansion of the Second Temple. It has several key features like Wailing wall, Robinson's Arch, Herodian Street, Wailing Wall Plaza (Kotel Plaza). The Western Wall is considered holy due to its connection to the Temple Mount. N/a
Southern Wall
c. 780 CE Southern Wall of the Temple Mount Southern Wall, 922 feet (281 m), is a wall at the southern end of the and the former southern side of the Second Temple in Jerusalem. It was built during King Herod's expansion of the Temple Mount platform southward on to the Ophel. Major points of interest include Huldah Gates, Umayyad Palace, Crusader Gate, al Aqsa N/a
Eastern Wall
c. 780 CE Eastern Wall of the Temple Mount The Eastern Wall is an ancient structure in Jerusalem that is both part of the eastern side of the city wall of Jerusalem and the eastern wall of the ancient Temple Mount. Parts of wall belong to several eras of history dating as far back as to the time Hezekiah's reign. Several renovations to the wall were made during the times of Hezekiah, Zerubbabel, Hasmonean and Herodian periods. N/a
Northern Wall
c. 780 CE Northern Wall of the Temple Mount Today the Northern Wall is not an actual wall, rather a series of buildings constructed along the northern flank of the Haram al-Sharif (Temple Mount), northern wall of the Mount, together with the northern section of the western wall, is hidden behind residential buildings. N/a
Latest Update: June 27, 2015
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