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Minaret among the columns

Minaret among the columns

Minaret from former Sidna Omar Mosque, as seen from The Cardo, Jewish Quarter, Old City, Jerusalem, Israel

The Cardo (or Cardo Maximus) was a paved avenue approximately 22.5 meters wide with a colonnade. It was built during the Roman Period (2nd-3rd centuries CE) and served as Jerusalem's main commercial avenue for almost 500 years.

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Photo taken @ Jerusalem on 30 November 2014 (© afagen / Flickr)

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