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Sabeel Qasim Pasha

Sabeel Qasim Pasha
Sabeel Qasim Pasha

The Sabeel Qasim Pasha is an Ottoman era fountain located on the south-western side of Masjid al-Aqsa close to the Gate of the Chain.

  • It was built by the prince of Jerusalem Qasim Pasha in 1527 CE (933 AH) during the reign of Sultan Sulayman the Magnificent.
  • The fountain is octagonal shaped with 16 faucets topped with a wooden sunshade.
  • It is also known as the ‘Sabeel of the Courthouse’.
Sabeel Qasim Pasha detail
Close-up of the Sabeel Qasim Pasha

References: A guide to al-Aqsa mosque – PASSIA