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Zion Gate

  • Zion Gate, Old City, Jerusalem
  • Photo: Zion Gate

TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor ReviewsBased on 175 traveler reviews
Not the most beautiful Gate but quite interesting
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on March 30, 2020

Probably there are other Jerusalem Gates which are more beautiful. Most times one crosses this Gate to go to the Dormitory Abbey, to the King’s David Tomb or to the Cenacle. If you do that, you should take some minutes to observe how well the Gate is built concerning the defensive system. The angles...

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Probably there are other Jerusalem Gates which are more beautiful. Most times one crosses this Gate to go to the Dormitory Abbey, to the King’s David Tomb or to the Cenacle. If you do that, you should take some minutes to observe how well the Gate is built concerning the defensive system. The angles which made part of that defensive system, nowadays, became a diving exercise for the drivers who take that entrance. Enjoy!

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Memories of war
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on March 10, 2020

You can see the bullet marks on this gate. It's close to the main sq of the Jewish Quarter, making it a great entry point into the old city.

Entry to the Jewish Quarter
TripAdvisor RatingReviewed on March 7, 2020

The Zion Gate dates to 1540 and is one of the 7 open gates to the Old City of Jerusalem. Located on the southern wall, the gate took a beating during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Its facade remains riddled with bullet holes as a reminder of the fighting that took place here. The Zion...

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The Zion Gate dates to 1540 and is one of the 7 open gates to the Old City of Jerusalem. Located on the southern wall, the gate took a beating during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War. Its facade remains riddled with bullet holes as a reminder of the fighting that took place here. The Zion Gate is the closest entry to the Jewish Quarter.

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