The view is extensive beyond the city, commanding the plain of Jericho, and, on the east, the valley of the Jordan, and a portion of the Dead Sea.
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Jerusalem from the north. The view from this point is regarded as the most striking and extensive of Jerusalem. By David Roberts
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem stands on the traditional site of Jesus’ crucifixion and burial. The church is one of the largest shrines of Christianity and is today a simultaneous church of different denominations.
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The pool of Bethesda, located in Jerusalem, is the name of a cistern that was also said to have healing powers.
A view of the Mosque of Omar in Jerusalem. A group of worshippers at the site of a temple, with Mosque of Omar in the distance.
Ancient citadel of the Jebusites, afterwards that of David, then that of the Pisans. The Jaffa Gate.
The importance of Jerusalem to Israel and the world is due the fact that it became the seat of the chosen Temple of God.
Siloam consists of two basins or fountains, the upper one of which is a fissure in the solid rock. A flight of steps leads down on the inside to the water.
On the opposite side of the grotto there is an altar (seen on the right hand in the drawing), where it is said the magi of the East.
The town of Bethlehem and its surroundings depicted and described in the travelogues of David Roberts and Luigi Mayer in the 19th century.