Holy city

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A holy city is a city important to the history or faith of a specific religion. Such cities may also contain at least one headquarters complex (often containing a religious edifice, seminary, shrine, residence of the leading cleric of the religion and/or chambers of the religious leadership's offices) which constitutes a major destination of human traffic, or pilgrimage to the city, especially for major ceremonies and observances. A holy city is a symbolic city, representing attributes beyond its natural characteristics. Marketing experts have suggested that holy cities may be the oldest brands, and more specifically, place brands because they have value added via the perception of religious adherents.[1]

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These cities include[citation needed]:

Africa[edit]

Americas[edit]

Europe[edit]

West Asia[edit]

Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, a holy city in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Shrine of the Báb in Haifa, sacred to the Bahá'í faith.

Indian subcontinent[edit]

Central and East Asia[edit]

Southeast Asia[edit]

Baiturrahman Grand Mosque in Banda Aceh, symbol of Islamic sharia law's application in Aceh

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