Stairs to enter the Marwani Mosque at the Temple Mount are just under this covered area - This mosque is located to the south-east side of the al-Aqsa Mosque

Stairs to enter the Marwani Mosque at the Temple Mount are just under this covered area - This mosque is located to the south-east side of the al-Aqsa Mosque

Stairs leading to the door of the Marwani Mosque - This underground mosque covers 500 square metres in area, next to the Southern Wall

Stairs leading to the door of the Marwani Mosque - This underground mosque covers 500 square metres in area, next to the Southern Wall

Main door of the mosque - this door leads to a tunnel and then the main prayer area

Main door of the mosque - this door leads to a tunnel and then the main prayer area

Tunnel leading to the prayer hall - this hall can hold up to 7000 worshippers

Tunnel leading to the prayer hall - this hall can hold up to 7000 worshippers

Far end of the Marawani Mosque, also known as Solomon's Stables because the Crusaders were using this area to house their horses

Far end of the Marawani Mosque, also known as Solomon's Stables because the Crusaders were using this area to house their horses

Looking back at the tunnel, which is near side to the Al-Aqsa Mosque

Looking back at the tunnel, which is near side to the Al-Aqsa Mosque

A column supporting an arch - these arches were built in order to reduce pressure on the retaining walls

A column supporting an arch - these arches were built in order to reduce pressure on the retaining walls

This wooden structure didn't allow access to this side

This wooden structure didn't allow access to this side

I turned left and this brought me to more open area of the Marwani Mosque

I turned left and this brought me to more open area of the Marwani Mosque

Arches of the Marwani Mosque - Jerusalem

Arches of the Marwani Mosque - Jerusalem

Romans used this area as a water reservoir but Caliph Abd al_Malik ibn Marwan changed it to the Prayer Hall (Mussalah)

Romans used this area as a water reservoir but Caliph Abd al_Malik ibn Marwan changed it to the Prayer Hall (Mussalah)

Pillars of the Marwani Mosque - It is believed that some of the pillars may have been from the First Temple which was built by Prophet Solomon

Pillars of the Marwani Mosque - It is believed that some of the pillars may have been from the First Temple which was built by Prophet Solomon

Here it shows two types of the construction material - Bricks meet old stones

Here it shows two types of the construction material - Bricks meet old stones

Close up of the wall of the Marwani Mosque - Temple Mount, Jerusalem

Close up of the wall of the Marwani Mosque - Temple Mount, Jerusalem

This photos shows the prayer time in this mosque

This photos shows the prayer time in this mosque

Holes can be seen on the base of some of the columns which were made by the Crusaders for their horses

Holes can be seen on the base of some of the columns which were made by the Crusaders for their horses

Some of the pillars may have been built by the Jinnies (Jinns, by the order of Prophet Solomon)

Some of the pillars may have been built by the Jinnies (Jinns, by the order of Prophet Solomon)

This gate was closed and behind this area there were very old looking pillars

This gate was closed and behind this area there were very old looking pillars

Arches of this beautiful underground space

Arches of this beautiful underground space

This pillar is showing its age - How old is this one, I wouldn't be the expert

This pillar is showing its age - How old is this one, I wouldn't be the expert

Wooden mehrab of the Marwani Mosque

Wooden mehrab of the Marwani Mosque

Another view of the arches of the Marwani Mosque also known as King Solomon's Stables

Another view of the arches of the Marwani Mosque also known as King Solomon's Stables

Holy Qurans in a small shelf

Holy Qurans in a small shelf

A small shape carved in the wall of the mosque

A small shape carved in the wall of the mosque

Another shape or design created in this wall

Another shape or design created in this wall

A small gap bwteen the stones

A small gap bwteen the stones

Main circuit board of the mosque with word

Main circuit board of the mosque with word "Hamas" on it

This tunnel leads out of the mosque

This tunnel leads out of the mosque

Second entry area of the Marwani Mosque - this is on the far side of the Al-Aqsa Mosque

Second entry area of the Marwani Mosque - this is on the far side of the Al-Aqsa Mosque