Old cities, still kicking

The linked post’s writeup is a bit too breezy to withstand a lot of scrutiny, alas. For instance, I’d guess that Varanasi can see a million tourists on a single festival weekend, not just annually. This Wikipedia page has a longer and more credible list.

a kottke.org post, 22 July 2009

The 10 oldest cities which are still inhabited. Includes a few you’ve probably heard of (Damascus, Jericho, Jerusalem) and a couple of surprises.

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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