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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