The Residence of Imam al-Ghazali is located at the Temple Mount, very close to the Bab al-Asbat

The Residence of Imam al-Ghazali is located at the Temple Mount, very close to the Bab al-Asbat

Stairs leading to the bottom of the structure but access wasn't allowed

Stairs leading to the bottom of the structure but access wasn't allowed

When Imam al-Ghazali visited Jerusalem around 1095, he stayed at this place

When Imam al-Ghazali visited Jerusalem around 1095, he stayed at this place

Closed doors of the Residence of Imam al-Ghazali

Closed doors of the Residence of Imam al-Ghazali

An arch located on the left side of the building - al-Ghazali visited Damascus, Jerusalem, Mecca and Medina between 1095-1096

An arch located on the left side of the building - al-Ghazali visited Damascus, Jerusalem, Mecca and Medina between 1095-1096

An Israeli security guard walking among the olive trees - he was looking after the Jewish visitors on the Temple Mount

An Israeli security guard walking among the olive trees - he was looking after the Jewish visitors on the Temple Mount

Here is the group which was protected by the guards - few of the guards were standing in the corner, close to the City Walls

Here is the group which was protected by the guards - few of the guards were standing in the corner, close to the City Walls

Visitors at the residence of Imam al-Ghazali - Temple Mount, Jerusalem

Visitors at the residence of Imam al-Ghazali - Temple Mount, Jerusalem

Dome of the Chain is located at the Temple Mount and it stands next to the Dome of the Rock

Dome of the Chain is located at the Temple Mount and it stands next to the Dome of the Rock

One of the doors of the Dome of the Rock can be seen between the pillars - the Dome of the Chain was originally built by the caliph Abd al-Malik in 691

One of the doors of the Dome of the Rock can be seen between the pillars - the Dome of the Chain was originally built by the caliph Abd al-Malik in 691

Floor of the Dome of the Chain - it is believed that this building was used as a model for the Dome of the Rock

Floor of the Dome of the Chain - it is believed that this building was used as a model for the Dome of the Rock

Mehrab of the Dome of the Chain - during the Crusaders period this building was turned into a chapel

Mehrab of the Dome of the Chain - during the Crusaders period this building was turned into a chapel

Decorative details above the mehrab -  In 1187, after Saladin captured Jerusalem this building was returned to Islamic use

Decorative details above the mehrab - In 1187, after Saladin captured Jerusalem this building was returned to Islamic use

Ceiling of the Dome of the Chain - Ayyubids and Mumluks of Egypt carried out major renovations on this site

Ceiling of the Dome of the Chain - Ayyubids and Mumluks of Egypt carried out major renovations on this site

Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent added glazed tiles to it's mehrab

Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent added glazed tiles to it's mehrab

The Temple Mount platform, seen from the Dome of the Chain

The Temple Mount platform, seen from the Dome of the Chain

View of the inner dome - a major renovation work was carried out by the waqf of Jerusalem in 1975

View of the inner dome - a major renovation work was carried out by the waqf of Jerusalem in 1975

Close up of the dome- according to Islamic belief is the spot where Judgment Day will occur in the

Close up of the dome- according to Islamic belief is the spot where Judgment Day will occur in the "end of days" and where a chain will stop the sinful