Madressa al-Isardiyyah

Exterior of Madressa al-Isardiyyah

Exterior of Madressa al-Isardiyyah

At the northern end of the Masjid al-Aqsa platform is Madressa al-Isardiyyah. This school was built by Majd ad-Din al-Is’ari, a merchant from Turkey. It is unique within Jerusalem as it has a mihrab (prayer niche) which juts out from the facade above the portico.

Unique mehrab of Madressa al-Isardiyyah

Unique mehrab of Madressa al-Isardiyyah


References: HUMA’s travel guide to Palestine

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