East Jerusalem

East Jerusalem represents the eastern half of the once-divided city of . Politically, the Old City is part of East Jerusalem. The area within the city walls is discussed in the article, while the ancient part of the city which is just outside the city walls is discussed in this article.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is one of the main Gates of the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Uwe a, CC BY-SA 1.0.

The , Wailing Wall, Kosel or Kotel, known in Islam as the Buraq Wall, is an ancient limestone wall in the . Photo: Ralf Roletschek, GFDL.

City gate
The , as it is called in Christian literature, is the only eastern gate of the and one of only two that used to offer access into the city from that side. Photo: Wilson44691, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
The was a pool in known from the New Testament story of Jesus… Photo: Berthold Werner, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is the capital and largest city of Israel, though most other countries and the United Nations do not recognize it as Israel's capital. Photo: Yonah baby, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Jerusalem is that part of surrounded by the impressive 16th-century Ottoman city walls and representing the heart of the city both historically and spiritually. Photo: Danapit, Public domain.

represents the modern commercial heart of the city, which was the focus for development in the capital from the time of Israeli independence in 1948 to the reunification of the city with the Six Day War in 1967. Photo: Ting Chen, CC BY-SA 2.0.

East Jerusalem

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