"Jerusalem "The Holly land"" Jerusalem by Carmela71

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Why Jerusalem?

Jerusalem is the capital of the State of Israel.

But Jerusalem is more than that, for the Jews, Jerusalem has always been "The Holy City". And also Christians and Muslims has reverenced this city for centuries.

It is easy to understand why Jerusalem has such an important impact, both locally and internationally.

So much to see

Some of the most famous places to visit are:

Dome of the Rock at the Temple Mount, the third holiest Muslim site.

Western Wall the most sacred Jewish site in the world.

The holiest Christian site, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre where is supposed it took place here Jesus' s crucifixion, burial and resurrection.

And the Quaters

Walking around the streets of the Old City you will not see any distinct separation between the four parts, you will only realise that you have past to the other sector as for the cultural, architectural, clothing?s difference.

The Old part of the city is divided in four quarters

Jewish Quarter

Christian Quarter

Muslim Quarter

Armenian Quarter

All Photos had been take by me and Stace (Beach_dog)

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Amaizing
  • Cons:Not enough time never enough time.
  • In a nutshell:Thinking in coming again ;-)
  • Last visit to Jerusalem: May 2003
  • Intro Updated Oct 3, 2008
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  • jay_krejic's Profile Photo
    Jul 20, 2011 at 2:38 PM

    I really hope I can see this soon!

  • albleroy's Profile Photo
    Dec 31, 2004 at 4:54 PM

    Carmela, Concerning your problem of the way to prepare the Begaleah bread. I have still friends over there and today (1/1/05) I sended a message asking for this info. In Israel it is today "Channuka" (new year) >Greetings, Albert

  • gilabrand's Profile Photo
    Aug 17, 2004 at 7:23 AM

    Nice to see Jerusalem through your eyes! Za'atar is a mixture of hyssop, ground sesame seeds and salt.

  • May 4, 2004 at 6:08 AM

    What a beautiful page! It would have been a pity not to finalise it!

  • 850prc's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2004 at 10:23 AM

    I'm awed by the history and significance of Jerusalem. Very interesting and enjoyable page.

  • beret's Profile Photo
    Jan 14, 2004 at 4:53 AM

    Wow! Looks like you had a wonderful trip. Got hooked up with MartinS and his family for some noshing too!

  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Sep 10, 2003 at 2:43 AM

    I have always wanted to visit that Holy City...Thanks for your story!

  • piccolina's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2003 at 12:26 PM

    It must be a place filled of deep feeling...Thanks to share with us ..:-)

  • martin_nl's Profile Photo
    Jun 26, 2003 at 2:34 AM

    So much history in this city. I would love to visit it one day. But time is not on my side unfortunately...Thanks for the tour!!

  • mardaska's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2003 at 3:16 AM

    Such an interesting page!! Weldone!!


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