GENERAL DESCRIPTION

In the city center's cobbled streets, there are many ancient ruins and artifacts hidden among the modern buildings and parks.

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ABSALOM'S TOMB AND THE CAVE OF JEHOSHAPHAT

The Tomb of Absalom, also called Absalom's Pillar, is an ancient monumental rock-cut tomb with a conical roof located in the Kidron Valley in Jerusalem. Behind the Pillar of Absalom is a 1st-century burial cave called the Tomb of Jehoshaphat, the fourth king of Judah. It is notable for the carved triangular pediment above its entrance.

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WESTERN WALL EXCAVATIONS

Azarat Yisraelis a prayer platform that was completed at Robinson's Arch. Excavations during the second half of the 20th century revealed both its purpose and the extent of its associated structures.

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BEN YEHUDA - MAHANE YEHUDA

Ben Yehuda Street, known as the "Midrachov" is a major street in downtown Jerusalem. It joins with Jaffa Road and King George Street to form the Downtown Triangle central business district. It is now a pedestrian area and closed to vehicular traffic.

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CHURCH OF ST. PETER IN GALLICANTU

The Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu is a Roman Catholic church located on the eastern slope of Mount Zion, just outside the Old City of Jerusalem.

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CITY OF DAVID

The City of David is an Israeli settlement and the archaeological site composing the original urban core of ancient Jerusalem.

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MAMILLA

Mamilla is a neighbourhood of Jerusalem that was established in the late 19th century outside the Old City, west of the Jaffa Gate. Until 1948 it was a mixed Jewish-Arab business district.

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MONASTERY OF NOTRE DAME

Monastery Notre Dame of Jerusalem

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MONASTERY OF ST. STEPHEN

The St. Stephen's Basilica or simply the Church of St. Stephen (also known by its French name, Saint-Étienne), is a Catholic church located outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, on the road leading north to Nablus.

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OSKAR SCHINDLER CEMETERY

Oskar Schindler's grave is in the Catholic cemetery on the southern slope of Mount Zion. He was a German factory-owner and Nazi Party member credited with saving the lives of 1098 Jews during the Second World War.

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OTHER PICTURES

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ST. GEORGE CATHEDRAL

The St. George's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Jerusalem, established in 1899. It is the seat of the Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East.

ABSALOM'S TOMB AND THE CAVE OF JEHOSHAPHAT

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The Tomb of Absalom, also called Absalom's Pillar, is an ancient monumental rock-cut tomb with a conical roof located in the Kidron Valley in Jerusalem. Behind the Pillar of Absalom is a 1st-century burial cave called the Tomb of Jehoshaphat, the fourth king of Judah. It is notable for the carved triangular pediment above its entrance.

WESTERN WALL EXCAVATIONS

Israel-Jerusalem-Tourism-City-center-Azarat-Yisrael-excavations-3493 COVER

Azarat Yisraelis a prayer platform that was completed at Robinson's Arch. Excavations during the second half of the 20th century revealed both its purpose and the extent of its associated structures.

BEN YEHUDA - MAHANE YEHUDA

Israel-Jerusalem-Tourism-City-center-Ben-Yehuda-Mahane-Yehuda-5117 COVER

Ben Yehuda Street, known as the "Midrachov" is a major street in downtown Jerusalem. It joins with Jaffa Road and King George Street to form the Downtown Triangle central business district. It is now a pedestrian area and closed to vehicular traffic.

CHURCH OF ST. PETER IN GALLICANTU

Israel-Jerusalem-Tourism-City-center-Church-of-St.-Peter-in-Gallicantu-3336 COVER

The Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu is a Roman Catholic church located on the eastern slope of Mount Zion, just outside the Old City of Jerusalem.

CITY OF DAVID

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The City of David is an Israeli settlement and the archaeological site composing the original urban core of ancient Jerusalem.

MAMILLA

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Mamilla is a neighbourhood of Jerusalem that was established in the late 19th century outside the Old City, west of the Jaffa Gate. Until 1948 it was a mixed Jewish-Arab business district.

MONASTERY OF NOTRE DAME

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Monastery Notre Dame of Jerusalem

MONASTERY OF ST. STEPHEN

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The St. Stephen's Basilica or simply the Church of St. Stephen (also known by its French name, Saint-Étienne), is a Catholic church located outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, on the road leading north to Nablus.

OSKAR SCHINDLER CEMETERY

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Oskar Schindler's grave is in the Catholic cemetery on the southern slope of Mount Zion. He was a German factory-owner and Nazi Party member credited with saving the lives of 1098 Jews during the Second World War.

OTHER PICTURES

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ST. GEORGE CATHEDRAL

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The St. George's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Jerusalem, established in 1899. It is the seat of the Bishop of the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East.

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