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Subject: Jerusalem Old City 13/11/2010, 8:22 pm
Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and also the largest city inIsrael. Jerusalem Old City is said to be the oldest and the holiestcity in the world. It has a history that takes you back to the 4thmillennium BC. The old city is full of sites that are holy and thusattracts pilgrims from all over the world. It is a belief that anyonewho is a Christian, Jew or Muslim must once pay visit to this holyplace. Jerusalem is in the center of the globe and is claimed by allreligions. The old city is fill with plenty of temples and ruins thatany visitor can visit. The old city of Jerusalem has a very strongcombination of the Jewish and Arab culture.Its main attraction is in the overcrowded cities, local shopsselling souvenirs and some remains of the roman dynasty. The Tower ofDavid is where King David had his resting place. But the main focalpoint of attraction is where Jesus is said to have been crucified.Also, it has the famous ‘wailing wall’ which was once called theSolomon temple. The wall has lots and lots of scribbled messages toGod, that are hidden behind the stones. The wall is usually a veryenchanting place for the tourists to come and get a firsthandexperience of some common Jewish rituals. The dome of the rockrepresents the holiest place of the Islam religion. Out of all thefamous museums, the Citadel , the Bible and the Israel Museum are worthseeing.