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Jaffa Gate

  • Jaffa Gate, Jerusalem
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Gate to enter Old City
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on October 28, 2022

Historic Jaffa Gate is one of seven gates from which one can enter and exit the Old City of Jerusalem. It takes the name from the road to the port city of Jaffa, which dates from Biblical times. It is near the souk, and also adjoins the modern shopping strip, Mamilla Mall, which has...

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Historic Jaffa Gate is one of seven gates from which one can enter and exit the Old City of Jerusalem. It takes the name from the road to the port city of Jaffa, which dates from Biblical times. It is near the souk, and also adjoins the modern shopping strip, Mamilla Mall, which has many up-to-dates shops and cafes.

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Best Gate
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on October 5, 2022

Happening place in old city of Jerusalem. I miss not staying in a hotel here since all the quarters are nearby. When other moneychangers were closed the money changer at Jaffa gate was open on Sunday. Plenty of souvenior shops on David street which starts from here.

Shameless Jaffa Gate no-prices cafe scam.
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on October 1, 2022

Okay - would you like some average food on your first night inJerusalem, and then to pay restaurant prices while the locals snigger at you. If so, look no further than the Jaffa Gates’s “Falafel:Shewarma” mini cafe on the end of the cafe-souvenir row opposite the castle. 180 shekels for a shewarma and some...

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Okay - would you like some average food on your first night inJerusalem, and then to pay restaurant prices while the locals snigger at you. If so, look no further than the Jaffa Gates’s “Falafel:Shewarma” mini cafe on the end of the cafe-souvenir row opposite the castle. 180 shekels for a shewarma and some chips. Somebody told me the Arabs need the money because they are second class citizens in the country - but guess who didn’t get any repeat custom that week. Oh, and the private ATM is a scam too.

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