Old City Alleyway, Jerusalem, Israel 2005
Old City Alleyway, Jerusalem, Israel 2005Click to Enlarge
The Old City of Jerusalem is a walled enclave of narrow alleys and stone buildings dating back many centuries. Until the 19th century, the Old City constituted the entire city of Jerusalem, but in modern times, the city has expanded well beyond the Old-City walls. Today, the historic structures of the Old City stand in contrast to the bustling modern city that surrounding them.