“Things never go the way you expect them to. That’s both the joy and frustration in life. I’m finding as I get older that I don’t mind, though. It’s the surprises that tickle me the most, the things you don’t see coming.” – Michael Stuhlbarg _ Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. _ Jerusalem holds a lot of surprises, here’s a list of interesting facts: – Jerusalem has over 2,000 archeological sites. – There are 26 wineries in Jerusalem. – Throughout Jewish history, Jews have wanted to be buried on Mount of Olives. There is estimated to be about 150,000 graves dating back to the 15th century till now. – In the days of Abraham, Jerusalem was called Shalem. – The First Temple was overseen by 3,300 men and built by 150,000 Jewish workers. – The length of the wall surrounding the old city is 4 kilometers. _ #jerusalem #awesome_earthpix

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“Things never go the way you expect them to. That’s both the joy and frustration in life. I’m finding as I get older that I don’t mind, though. It’s the surprises that tickle me the most, the things you don’t see coming.” – Michael Stuhlbarg _ Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. _ Jerusalem holds a lot of surprises, here’s a list of interesting facts: – Jerusalem has over 2,000 archeological sites. – There are 26 wineries in Jerusalem. – Throughout Jewish history, Jews have wanted to be buried on Mount of Olives. There is estimated to be about 150,000 graves dating back to the 15th century till now. – In the days of Abraham, Jerusalem was called Shalem. – The First Temple was overseen by 3,300 men and built by 150,000 Jewish workers. – The length of the wall surrounding the old city is 4 kilometers. _ #jerusalem #awesome_earthpix

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