JERUSALEM JERUSALEM


4 May 2018
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JERUSALEM

Jerusalem is situated east of Tel Aviv at around 750 m. of altitude on a highland which separates the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea from the Dead Sea, in the Judea area. Its climate is mediterranean. It is the most populated town in Israel with almost 900.000 inhabitants.

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FOOD

Knafeh (puff pastry with cheese and orange blossom water), Sabich (pita with aubergines, eggs and hummus), turkey or lamb Shawarma, Malabi (pudding with almonds), Sufganiot (krapfen ripieni), Blintzes.

MAIN SIGHTS

The old town (UNESCO World Heritage), the Dome of the Rock (7th century), Church of the Holy Sepulchre (4th century), Western Wall, (Wailing Wall, 6th century), Tunnel del Muro (percorso archeologico), Museo d’Israele, Davidson Center (Parco Archeologico), Yad Vashem (Holocaust Memorial), Al-Aqsa Mosque (7th century), the Mahane Yehuda market.

HISTORY

Population: 880,000

Foundation: 14th century B.C.

Ancient name: Aelia Capitolina

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