It was announced in August 2014 that the Old City was going to have some work done to make the city more accessable to handicap patrons.This million Shekel (.75 million) project will provide handicap accessable ramps, hand rails, and other accommodations so handicap individuals can access areas that they were unable to before.
By contrast, the tall, square tower is 2,000 years old and was built by Herod.
The Old City covers roughly 220 acres (one square kilometer).
The surrounding walls date to the rule of the Ottoman Sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-1566).
It's a great place to bargain, but keep in mind the shopping tips offered under trip preparation.
As you make your way through the , you'll reach different forks.
Inside the Citadel is a courtyard and museum with exhibits on the history of the Citadel and Old City.