Just below the paved courtyard in
the southeast corner of the Sanctuary lies the vast vaulted
subterranean area referred to mistakenly as Solomon's Stables.
The actual construction is Umayyad, dating back to the 8th
century, its original purpose to level the courtyard above.
Musalla Marwan now provides space for part of the overflow
from the Al-Aqsa Mosque building of the thousands of worshippers
who gather each week in the Noble Sanctuary for the Friday
Inside Musalla Marwan - facing South
to Other Structures