Famous Monuments in Jerusalem Jerusalem tours are centered around the cityâ€™s history. Jerusalem can be divided into three sections: the Old City, West Jerusalem, and East Jerusalem.
Renowned for being one of the oldest cities in the world, the history of Jerusalem is easily explored via a wealth of historical sites, most of which are concentrated in the Old City. Every year the religious object is visited by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from different parts of the world. Here, you'll find a variety of shops, restaurants, and bars. East Jerusalem is the hub of the city's Arab community.
List of Famous Monuments in Jerusalem: 1. Dome of the Rock Dome of the Rock is one of Islam's holiest sites and is believed by Muslims to be where the prophet Muhammad ascended to heaven.
The wide plaza, above the Old City, is centered on the glittering Dome of the Rock, which is Jerusalem's most iconic landmark. Beneath the golden dome is the sacred stone both Jews and Muslims believe to be where Abraham offered his son to God. 2. Western Wall
The Western Wall is also located on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem and is the holiest place in the world for the Jewish people. The Western Wall
Tunnels, which take you under the city, back to the level of the original city, are also not to be missed. The Wailing Wall (or Western Wall) is the surviving retaining wall of Jerusalem's First Temple. This part of the Old City was destroyed during the Israeli-Arab fighting in 1948 and has been extensively rebuilt since 1967. 3. Central City Sites
Central City Sites is known as one of the iconic monuments in Jerusalem. From the Old City's Jaffa Gate, you enter Jerusalem's modern central city district with Jaffa Road running northwest to Bar Kochba Square and Zion Square. This area grew up in the late 19th century as a large walled complex for Russian pilgrims. 4. Mount Zion Mount Zion is home to Jewish and Muslim shrines as well as a number of churches. Since the Byzantine Age, Mount Zion has been revered as the place where Christ celebrated the Last Supper and where the Virgin Mary spent the last years of her life, according to some Christian traditions.
It is a place that holds sites sacred to Christians and Jews. The Tomb of King David is located here. Romanesque Crusader structure also called the Coenaculum.
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