10 Ancient Cities Still Thriving Today

Jerusalem’s Old City has made it to the list of World Heritage Sites Credits: Business Insider

Jerusalem’s Old City has made it to the list of World Heritage Sites. Credits: Business Insider

Ancient history and the cities dating from that period have played an important role in creating the world we know today. While the vast majority of huge empires and cities became a distant past, a number of some historic settlements remained to this day reminding us of the glorious ancient times.

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Jerusalem Is Considered a Holy City By Christianity, Islam, and Judaism

Jerusalem, also known as the City of David, was founded around 2000 BC. Being the cradle of the three most populous religions in the world, it is needless to say that the city is overwhelmed with spiritual and religious sites. Even though  attacked 52 times, besieged 23 times and destroyed twice, the city has still kept its glory and magnificence.

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