The sanctuary

A replica of the sanctuary can be seen in the Timna Park in Israel:

The Sanctuary

God tells the Israelites what the sanctuary is for:

Exodus 25 verse 8

8 Let them make me a sanctuary, that I may dwell amongst them.

The details of the sanctuary are given in Exodus chapters 25 to 30.

The main outside features are:

Altar of burnt offering and bronze basin

The altar of burnt offering is described in Exodus 27 v 1 to 8 and the basin of bronze in Exodus 30 v 18 to 21.

The Tent of Meeting contains the holy place and the most holy.

The holy and most holy place

The main features in the holy place are:

Inside the holy place

The table is described in Exodus 25 v 23 to 30 and the lamp stand in Exodus 25 v 31 to 40. The garments for Aaron the priest and his sons are described in Exodus 28 v 1 to 43 and the altar of incense in Exodus 30 v 1 to 10.

The most holy contains the ark of the covenant:

Ark of the Covenant

The ark of the covenant is described in Exodus 25 v 10 to 22.