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Jaffa Gate

  • Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem

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Stop and photograph the gates and their life stream
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed 4 days ago

Entering the Old Town through the gates gives the traveler the chance to see the life stream of the town. Everyone passes through the gates. As an amateur photographer, this was fascinating. Street photography requires unique photo skills. You want to fade into the background, so travel light and take many photographs. A pocket...

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Entering the Old Town through the gates gives the traveler the chance to see the life stream of the town. Everyone passes through the gates. As an amateur photographer, this was fascinating. Street photography requires unique photo skills. You want to fade into the background, so travel light and take many photographs. A pocket camera or DSLR with zoom lens works well. Preselect settings and then shoot. Sometimes without looking through the camera, as in shooting with the camera at your belly button. Expect to delete many shots.

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great city for walk
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on March 31, 2020

After visiting model of Jerusalem then waling inside of this magnificent city is great so much art and history

Historical Old City Gate
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on March 19, 2020

A slice of history going back about 500 years. The Jaffa Gate leads into the Jewish and Christian Quarters and is near the Tower of David. Great for getting into the old city for the shopping or history or religious reasons or people watching. We went with a guided tour the...

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A slice of history going back about 500 years. The Jaffa Gate leads into the Jewish and Christian Quarters and is near the Tower of David. Great for getting into the old city for the shopping or history or religious reasons or people watching. We went with a guided tour the first time. Safe to walk around on your own. In any crowded areas beware of pickpockets and scam artists.

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