CITYsights: A tale of two sieges in the capital

13.04.2011                      09.Nisan, 5771

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CITYsights: A tale of two sieges in the capital

Travel from Hezekiah’s Tunnel, in the City of David, to the Broad Wall built by King Hezekiah to block the invading Assyrian armies.

The fourth episode of iTravel Jerusalem's CITYsights takes us from Hezekiah's Tunnel, in the City of David, to the Broad Wall built by King Hezekiah to block the invading armies of the Assyrian monarch Sennacherib.
As can be seen in the video, the Broad Wall, like Hezekiah’s Tunnel, is one of the most awe-inspiring of Jerusalem sites and is tied in to one of the more baffling mysteries (or miracles) of the Bible: Where did the hoards of Sennacherib disappear to while they were laying siege to the city?…