1402. THE JERUSALEM CITADEL, LOCATED NEAR THE 'JAFFO GATE', THE WESTERN ENTRANCE TO THE OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM. IN ANTIQUITY IT WAS KING HEROD'S PALACE, A CRUSADER'S FORTRESS AND AN OTTOMAN STRONGHOLD. TODAY IT SERVS AS THE MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF JERUSALEM
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22988. Jerusalem street before the "Six Days War" when the city was united. The concret wall on the picture was built in streets bordering with the Arab part of the city to protect peole from sharpshooters bullets.
PIC: Mamilla road going towards the Jaffo Gate of the Old City
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22990. Mamilla street in Jerusalem, leading to the Jaffo Gate.
Photographed immediately after the "Six Day War" when the city was united and the concrete walls have been removed.