Samaria. Samaria or the Shomron (Hebrew) is a name for the mountainous, central region of ancient Palestine, based on the borders of the biblical Northern Kingdom of Israel.

Samaria or the Shomron (Hebrew) is a name for the mountainous, central region of ancient Palestine, based on the borders of the biblical Northern Kingdom of Israel.

Shechem. Shechem is the Hebrew name for what now is the city of Nablus, situated in the northern West Bank, 49 kilometres north of Jerusalem.

Shechem is the Hebrew name for what now is the city of Nablus, situated in the northern West Bank, 49 kilometres north of Jerusalem.

The Hippicus Tower, Phasael and Miriamne Tower were three towers in the northwest corner of the city walls of the Upper City of Old Jerusalem; all long vanished.

The Hippicus Tower, Phasael and Miriamne Tower were three towers in the northwest corner of the city walls of the Upper City of Old Jerusalem; all long vanished.

Arch of the Ecce Homo.

Arch of the Ecce Homo.

Jacob's Well. Also known as Jacob's Fountain and Well of Sychar. Jewish, Samaritan, Muslim and Christian traditions all associate the well with Jacob, the son of Isaac and Rebekah, the third patriarch of the Hebrew people.

Also known as Jacob's Fountain and Well of Sychar. Jewish, Samaritan, Muslim and Christian traditions all associate the well with Jacob, the son of Isaac and Rebekah, the third patriarch of the Hebrew people.

Valley of Jehoshaphat is a Biblical place mentioned by name  in Joel: "I will fgather together all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Josaphat..."; now the site of the Kidron Valley.

Valley of Jehoshaphat is a Biblical place mentioned by name in Joel: "I will fgather together all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Josaphat. now the site of the Kidron Valley.

Pool of Siloam. A rock-cut pool on the southern slope of the City of David, the original site of Jerusalem.

Pool of Siloam. A rock-cut pool on the southern slope of the City of David, the original site of Jerusalem.

David's Tomb. King David's Tomb is a site viewed as the burial place of David, King of Israel, located on Mount Zion in Jerusalem.

King David's Tomb is a site viewed as the burial place of David, King of Israel, located on Mount Zion in Jerusalem.

Hezekiah's Pool. Located in the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City, it was once a reservoir forming part of the city's ancient water system.

Located in the Christian Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City, it was once a reservoir forming part of the city's ancient water system.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Plan of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

Plan of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.

The Dome of the Rock and el-Kas fountain in the foreground.

The Dome of the Rock and el-Kas fountain in the foreground.

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