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One word my city, it ends with a king;
two words my own name, a mecca with bling.
Three old trees decorate my hallowed doors,
four walls of aurum, a pool and two floors.
Five times nine decades since I came to be;
six are the people who venerate me.

What am I?

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You are

Golden Temple or Sri Harmandir Sahib

One word my city, it ends with a king;

Amritsar ends with 'tsar' which means emperor of Russia.
(I'm sorry for not noticing the letter 't' and thanks @M Oehm for pointing it out)

two words my own name, a mecca with bling.

The name is two word, Golden Temple, and it's a heart of the Sikh just like mecca is to Islam. That brings us to, Mecca(temple) with a bling(golden).

Three old trees decorate my hallowed doors,

This refers to three Ber trees near the hollowed entrance of the the two storey courtyard. (Ber Baba Buddha, Laachi Ber and Dukh Bhanjani Ber)

four walls of aurum, a pool and two floors.

In that order, the golden temple itself, the sacred pool, and the two storey courtyard. (Aurum is Latin for 'gold').

Five times nine decades since I came to be;

The construction started in 1581.

six are the people who venerate me.

It is the holiest and the most important pilgrimage site of Sikhism. Six is a wordplay on 'Sikh'.

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    $\begingroup$ That must be it! (Amritsar literally ends with "tsar" and I guess six sounds like Sikhs.) $\endgroup$ – M Oehm Aug 21 '18 at 7:07
  • $\begingroup$ Yep! That's what I think too. I am pretty sure about the 'six' part, but not at all on the 'tsar' part. $\endgroup$ – Kevorobin Aug 21 '18 at 7:20
  • $\begingroup$ Why not? It doesn't say anywhere that the king must have a connection to the Golden Temple or that Amritsar was named for a king. And I guess it says "king" rather than "emperor" just for the rhyme. $\endgroup$ – M Oehm Aug 21 '18 at 7:28
  • $\begingroup$ Try taking 4 letters instead of 3... $\endgroup$ – jafe Aug 21 '18 at 9:28
  • $\begingroup$ @jafe That's what M Oehm was trying to point out to me ("literally" ends with "tsar"). God, I'm so dumb. haha! I'm sorry for not noticing that. $\endgroup$ – Kevorobin Aug 21 '18 at 9:47
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Partial:

One word my city, it ends with a king;
two words my own name, a mecca with bling.

Saint Augustine The oldest city in the US of European origin.
King... reference to Augustus

Three old trees decorate my hallowed doors,

I got nothing here. There has to be one of the points of interest in here

four walls of aurum, a pool and two floors.

Same as above
... and pool = Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park

Five times nine decades since I came to be;

The city was established on September 8, 1565 453 years ago, (about 4 * 5 * 10).

six are the people who venerate me.

Still looking fot his one.

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  • $\begingroup$ This is a surprisingly good fit (especially line 5), but not the intended answer. $\endgroup$ – jafe Aug 21 '18 at 9:45
  • $\begingroup$ I figured is not the intended answer when I saw that after 15 minutes of searching I got nothing on the last line. $\endgroup$ – Marius Aug 21 '18 at 10:58

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