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The main entrance to Jerusalem’s Old City faces the west toward the old port of Jaffa, and is located next to one of the city’s best-known sites, the Tower of David or Citadel. There are seven gates open: New Gate, Zion, Dung, Jaffa, Lions’ (St...more
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It seems all humanity was entering Jerusalem through this gate. You immediately feel the life of ages gone by, the hustle and bussle of yesteryear and today, all rolled up in one. From the various tours and taxis at the entrance ( Wanna go to...More
It's a spiritual experience being anywhere in Jerusalem and Jaffa Gate was awesome. My friend Ofer took me to a Nite of Lights at The Tower of David it was simply magical and beautiful. Highly Recommend seeing this historic place in time... the entrance to...More
This imposing city gate to Jerusalem, one of several, is part of the Turkish walls surrounding the Old City, and it is worth a visit. There is a large square upon entering the city with shops and restaurants. The massive walls are amazing.
I used Jaffa gate all the time because it was the most charming and vibrant gate of the old town. Once inside the gate, the cobbled alleys and stairs lead into a maze of churches, shops, restaurants etc.... It was the easiest way to get...More