Israel - Old City of Jerusalem - Panorama from the Mount of Olives

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The Walls of Jerusalem surround the old city of Jerusalem (approx. 1 km²). The walls were built between 1535 and 1538, when Jerusalem was part of the Ottoman Empire, by the order of Suleiman I. The length of the walls is 4,018 meters (2.4966 mi), their average height is 12 meters (39.37 feet) and the average thickness is 2.5 meters (8.2 feet). The walls contain 34 watchtowers and 8 gates. In 1981, The Jerusalem walls were added, along with the Old City of Jerusalem, to the UNESCO World Heritage Site List.

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Comments (5)

Mel Figueroa on April 12, 2012

Muy bonita foto, me gusta Like hermosa panorámica

Recibe saludos cordiales, Mel

Paolo Grassi on April 13, 2012

Gracias, Mel, for your visit and your comment (LIKE). Greetings from Italy. Paolo

thisisdr on November 6

Splendid! YSL2/8, greetings from India, Anand

st.newbury on November 6

Great panoramic picture!! Y3*. Regards. newbury

Paolo Grassi on November 10

Thanks, newbury; I am glad for your visit and positive comment. Regards.

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