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Walking The Cardo

Walking The Cardo

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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