Panoramic view of the citadel of Aleppo (Syria). The mound the citadel stands upon is natural. The moat is 20m deep and 30m wide. Aleppo vies with Damascus for the title of the world's oldest continually inhabited city and is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage
*ISRAEL~Crusaders observation tower+Al-Aksa mosque.This is the panoramic view from the observation tower -the area of Kidron valley,south of the old city. Also seen from the terrace:Mount of Olives(to the lt.)the Southern Walls excavation area(in front+to the rt)Mount Zion+the Jewish quarter(to the right).A large Umayyad palace once stood at this area.