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This is Jaffa, also known as Yafo. It’s one of the world’s oldest ports, a major commercial hub in the Mediterranean as early as the Bronze Age, at least. 99 more words

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Pensive Athena, 5th-century BCE relief sculpture from the acropolis in the name-sake city-state of this goddess of wisdom, justice, civilization, the arts and warfare, among other things. 63 more words

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Kayseri Sultan Hani is one of many caravanserais in the Cappadocia region of our mystery country. The Silk Road and other well-traveled trade routes connecting Europe, Asia and North Africa were punctuated with these hostels, which provided shelter for trade caravans. 107 more words

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Mutrah Souk in the capital is one of the oldest traditional markets in our mystery country and a favorite stop for visitors. Near the main entrance, there are plenty of shops offering the standard trinkets, as well as quality local products for tourists. 75 more words

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In 1761, a hunting party of Bedouins followed a gazelle out of the desert to a pool of fresh water near the coast, a miraculous find in that place. 104 more words

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Plaza de la Catedral is one of many public squares in the capital’s old city. The square was a swamp until drained in the 16th century. 48 more words

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These frescos are located on a vaulted ceiling in Qasr Amra, one of a series of desert palaces (qasr means palace in Arabic) built in the 7th and 8th centuries by Umayyad caliphs. 30 more words

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