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Gaza City Guide

Gaza is a city in Palestine. The city of Gaza has the population of 600,000 as per the estimates taken in the year 2003. The majority of the areas of Gaza are under the rule of the Palestinian National Authority. The city of Gaza is supposed to be the most primeval and historical towns in the globe. The maximum temperature of the city in the summer remains at around 32 degree Celsius.

The location of the city has made it a significant route for the trading purpose. Till the 18th century the city of Gaza was equipped with walls and gates that directed to seven towns. There are large numbers of archeological locations in the city dating back to various ages. The area of the city of Gaza is about 45 square kilometers.

The tourists to Gaza would find it very pleasurable to explore the city. The tour to Gaza can also include one of the best and beautiful beaches. The tourists to Gaza can get to see the wonderful handicrafts that are made in the place. History speaks that around 1180 Gaza became a Philistine city and then developed into a wealthy harbor. In the year 1994, the city of Gaza became the head office for the new Palestinian Authority.

The tourists to Gaza can arrive at the city by air to the Gaza International Airport which is at about 40 km south of the city of Gaza. There are normal taxi service between the city of Gaza and Jerusalem, Ramallah and Hebron. The places of attraction at Gaza are:
  • Napoleon's Fort
  • The Great Mosque
  • Al Sayed Hashem Mosque
  • St Porphyrus Church

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