Old City

The Old City 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.

Notable Places in the Area

Religious organization
The Western Wall, Wailing Wall, Kosel or Kotel, known in Islam as the Buraq Wall, is an ancient limestone wall in the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Wikimedia, GFDL.

Wilson's Arch is the modern name for the ancient stone arch whose top is still visible today, where it is supported against the Northeast corner of 's Western Wall Plaza, so that it appears on the left to visitors facing the Wall. Photo: Bnwwf91, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

The is one of the four quarters of the walled Old City of , the other three being the Jewish Quarter, the and the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is one of the four quarters of the walled Old City of .

Old City

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