List of cities claimed to be built on seven hills

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City of Seven Hills usually refers to Rome. However, there are many cities that claim to be built on seven hills.

Africa[edit]

Americas[edit]

Asia[edit]

  • Amman, Jordan
  • Jerusalem, Israel: Jerusalem's seven hills are Mount Scopus, Mount Olivet and the Mount of Corruption (all three are peaks in a mountain ridge that lies east of the Old City), Mount Ophel, the original Mount Zion, the New Mount Zion and the hill on which the Antonia Fortress was built.
  • Macau
  • Mecca, Saudi Arabia
  • Mumbai Saat Dweep Samuh (now joined, into a peninsula)
  • Tehran, Iran
  • Thiruvananthapuram, India
  • Tirumala, India In Asia, there are few cities on seven hills, except in India. One of the hill towns of Tirumala is where the Temple of Seven Hills, the Tirumala Venkateswara, is located. This temple is affirmed to be the most active place of worship in the world.

Europe[edit]

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