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The Temple Mount

By |2017-04-25T16:21:20+03:00Tuesday,25 April , 2017|Categories: travel|

The Temple Mount The huge complex, which has at its centre today the Dome of the Rock mosque, is the Temple Mount, a part of whose massive walls can still be seen surrounding the area. This complex was constructed by King He [...]

The Jewish Quarter

By |2017-04-25T13:36:09+03:00Tuesday,25 April , 2017|Categories: travel|

The Jewish Quarter From the time of the destruction of the Second Temple, Jewish settlement in the Old City moved from place to place, until some 600 years ago, it took root in the area where it is today. At the beginning on [...]

Mount Zion

By |2017-04-25T12:43:30+03:00Tuesday,25 April , 2017|Categories: travel|

Mount Zion Mount Zion reaches a height of 765 metres above sea level and at its summit, according to popular tradition lies the grave of King David. In the Byzantine Period this western hill of Jerusalem began to be called b [...]

The City of David

By |2017-04-25T12:33:36+03:00Tuesday,25 April , 2017|Categories: travel|

The City of David The City of David is the ancient core of biblical Jerusalem. On the long hill coming down from the Temple Mount lies the Jebusite town in which David chose to establish the capital of the tribes of Israel. [...]

Armon Hanatziv Hills

By |2017-05-08T20:06:07+03:00Tuesday,25 April , 2017|Categories: travel|

ן Armon Hanatziv Hills The Armon Hanatziv Hills lie to the south of the Old City and their summit is some 800 metres above sea level. The hills are called after the Mansion House of British High Commissioner that was built th [...]

The Kidron Valley

By |2017-04-25T12:26:33+03:00Tuesday,25 April , 2017|Categories: travel|

The Kidron Valley The Kidron Valley has always served as the eastern geographic and municipal border of the City of David and Jerusalem. The Kidron Valley begins in the Sanhedria Neighbourhood and finishes its journey by run [...]

The Gihon Spring

By |2017-05-08T20:02:24+03:00Tuesday,25 April , 2017|Categories: travel|

The Gihon Spring The Gihon Spring is a karstic spring that stems from a slope going down to the City of David and constituted a main water source of the city from its first beginnings. In the past the spring's water alternat [...]

The Lions’ Gate

By |2017-04-25T16:54:28+03:00Tuesday,25 April , 2017|Categories: travel|

The Lions' Gate The Lions' Gate is the name of one the gates of the Old City of Jerusalem. This gate was built between 1538-1539 and is located in the north-eastern part of the wall of the Old City, in the area of the Muslim [...]

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