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.




  • Amman, Jordan
  • Jerusalem, Israel This important religious center is situated on seven hills, but considering the various changes of the landscape over the centuries, it has not been possible to locate the hills on which the city rests.
  • 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 town of Tirumala is precisely where the Temple of Seven Hills, the Tirumala Venkateswara. This temple is affirmed to be the most active place of worship in the world.



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