Old Town of Nablus and its environs

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Old Town of Nablus and its environs is part of the Tentative list of Palestine in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Nablus, also known as the biblical Shechem and the Roman Flavia Neapolis, is a city in the northern West Bank at the slope of the Mount Gerizim. The old town was built on the Roman street grid and remains of Roman buildings, such as the amphitheatre, have been excavated. Tell Balata, two kilometres east of the Roman city, has been identified as the biblical Shechem, the oldest remains of settlements date back to the 4th century BCE.

Map of Old Town of Nablus and its environs

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Full Name
Old Town of Nablus and its environs
Country
Palestine
Added
2012
Type
Cultural
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2012 Added to Tentative List

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