Sabil Abed al-Karim al-Shurbaji

The Sabil was built on the western side of the northern end of al-Wad Street, welcoming visitors coming to the City through Bab al-‘Amud (Damascus Gate), one of the Old City’s main gates. Abed al-Karim al-Shurbaji is one of the residents of Jerusalem who built the Sabil for the use of passengers and travelers in the year 1097 Hijri / 1685 AD.

The Sabil is composed of a single room with a double window on the northern side, covered by a shallow pointed dome. It is not known for sure when the Sabil stopped providing water for people. The Sabil was transformed into a Mosque in 1969.