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Damascus Gate

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every gate is different
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed 5 days ago

It's pretty awesome to try to enter all the gates this one felt a lot more gothic to me than the others

Sitting outside this gate is an amazing experience
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on April 11, 2017

We walked to each of the gates in the Old City, but found this one to have the best people-watching available. There are many benches on either side of the gate and many steps, on which people sit and gather and talk. On Shabbat, we sat and observed many Hasidic men in their Sabbath...

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We walked to each of the gates in the Old City, but found this one to have the best people-watching available. There are many benches on either side of the gate and many steps, on which people sit and gather and talk. On Shabbat, we sat and observed many Hasidic men in their Sabbath outfits, beggars, spinach salesmen, merchants pushing carts into the city, women in burkahs, etc. One can easily spend an hour just sitting and watching...having a camera for photos is a must!

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Muslim gate area
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on April 8, 2017

If you want to visit Via Dolorosa, it will be easier to use this gate. One of the most beautiful gate/entrance at the old city. The moment you enter, there are a lot of shops and Israeli soldiers. Safety is always a concern here. It was Ramadan when we walked at this area. I...

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If you want to visit Via Dolorosa, it will be easier to use this gate. One of the most beautiful gate/entrance at the old city. The moment you enter, there are a lot of shops and Israeli soldiers. Safety is always a concern here. It was Ramadan when we walked at this area. I had to pay a child to show us the way to Via Dolorosa. Just be careful where you turn at an alley.

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MOst Colorful
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on April 8, 2017

Of all the gates into the old city, this is the most ornate and colorful and also leads to the most colorful part of the old city.

Culture, spirituality and love for life all in one!
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on April 2, 2017

This was my first visit to the Old City of Jerusalem and I entered through these impressive Gates... it was stunning to see the Old and the New, the now and the then as well as feel the strong energy of these walls... a must see if time allows, in Israel! Geeting there and...

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This was my first visit to the Old City of Jerusalem and I entered through these impressive Gates... it was stunning to see the Old and the New, the now and the then as well as feel the strong energy of these walls... a must see if time allows, in Israel! Geeting there and what's around is just amazing!

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