Jerusalem’s historic Granada district is a must-see tourist attraction.

A visit to this UNESCO World Heritage site is a trip into a world that’s been around for a long time.

Here are 10 things to know about this historic area.


It’s the birthplace of the Jewish people’s first settlement in Palestine.

The Jewish people settled here in the 9th century.

They named the area of Jerusalem, and their city of Jerusalem.


It has been called the “Holy City of Israel.”

Jerusalem is known as the capital of the Holy Land, but it’s also known as Jerusalem, the city of Israel.


It was the site of the original Temple, built in 805 BCE.

The first two cathedrals in the Middle East are still standing today, and the third, the Great Synagogue, was built in 618.


The oldest known synagogue in the world was built by the Byzantine emperor Constantine in 632 CE.

It stands on a hilltop overlooking the ancient city of Ephesus, which was the largest city in Asia Minor at the time.


The city of Acre, which is today called the ancient center of Syriac Christianity, was founded by a Muslim group in AD 810.

It is the seat of the city’s most famous Christian martyr, Saint Michael.


It holds one of the largest and most prestigious Greek Orthodox churches in the West, the Synagogue of Epaphras.

Its current church is the largest church in the Orthodox world.


Jerusalem was the first city to be built by Jewish immigrants, and is now home to some of the world’s largest and oldest Jewish communities.


The ancient city’s oldest synagogue is still standing, and has been in continuous use since the 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Savings Time (EDT) time zone, which began in 1947.


The world’s oldest living archaeological site is the Jewish settlement of Bethel in the Old City of Jerusalem’s Old City.

The settlement dates back to the 9-year-old biblical city.


The Granada is home to the oldest Jewish community in the Near East, and also the world leader in ancient Jewish religious architecture.

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