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Jerusalem, Israel City Skyline Panoramic Picture

Jerusalem, Israel City Skyline Panoramic Picture

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This panoramic photograph of Jerusalem was taken by James Blakeway. It features the area of Jerusalem called the Old City with its four quarters, the Muslim, Jewish, Armenian and Christian Quarters. Surrounding the Old City is the Old City Walls. Centered in the photograph with its gold-domed roof is the Dome of the Rock. In the distance and slightly left of the rock with its gray dome is the Church of Holy Sepulchre. At the far left is the historic village of Silwan, site of the ancient City of David. The closed in gate in the Wall of the Old City to the right of the Dome of the Rock is the Golden Gate.
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Jerusalem, Israel Panoramic City Skyline Wall Decor

Jerusalem skyline decor features one of the oldest cities in the world. The city has been a site of conflict: destroyed twice, besieged over 20 times, attacked over 50 times, and captured over 40 times. Under Suleiman the Magnificent in 1538, walls were built around the historic Old City. The city contains significant Middle Eastern architecture, and is holy to Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

In addition, the four quarters of Old City are a major tourist destination. This houses the Jewish, Christian, Muslim and Armenian Quarters. Landmarks in Jerusalem skyline panoramas are commonly of religious significance, and a primary driver of its economy. Its architecture is still similar to ancient times due to the British Mandate. Hence, all modern building construction continues to use Jerusalem stone.

A prominent landmark in Jerusalem skyline art is the Dome of the Rock, a shrine located on the Temple Mount in Old City. It houses the rock from which Muhammad ascended to Heaven. In addition, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is where Jesus was crucified.

Jerusalem skyline pictures are a marvel to countless people worldwide because of its deep historical and religious significance. This is one of the holiest cities in religious tradition and consistently ranked among the top tourist destinations worldwide.

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