The old city of Jerusalem extends over an area of approximately one sq. km and is surrounded by city walls. While the area has been inhabited since the 4th millenium BC, the present structures mostly originate from the Bizantyne period. Inside the old city there is a maze of narrow alleys. The old city is divided into Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Armenian quarters. Here are some of the holiest sites of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths: the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the Western Wall and the Temple Mount with the Dome of the Rock and the Al Aqsa mosque.

01 Souvenir vendors on David street
02 Souvenir T-shirts
03 Church tower
04 Casa Nova road
05 Gate to mosque of Omar
06 Religious souvenir
07 Gate of Lutheran church of the redeemer
08 First temple period excavations
09 Alley
10 Jewish quarter
11 Jewish quarter
12 Arched alley
13 Via Dolorosa
14 Third station on Via Dolorosa
15 Staircase
16 Green peas
17 Vegetables vendor
18 Damascus gate
19 Alley with arched roof
20 Alley with arched roof
21 Alley with staircase
22 Shops in Al Wad street
23 Church and restaurant at night
24 Arched hall with shops
25 Arched hall with shops
26 Souvenir shop
27 Religious souvenirs
28 Wooden door
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