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Also known as Gate of the Prophet David, Zion Gate is one of the seven open gates of the Old City.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed seeing this gate and on the back side the German church, great view of the Mountain of Olives and gets you right into the Jewish quarter-

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bb9000cde
Reviewed 7 August 2019

It is cool to see the gate and then look down and see the real locations, Its hard to imagine all the history here.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 113duanew
Reviewed 13 July 2019

A visit to the Old City wouldn't be complete without entering or existing the walls through this gate. A grand entrance on foot or by car. Just inside the gate are two small graves. I heard that the Ottoman sultan executed the architects who rebuilt...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 July 2019

Be sure to walk in and out of the Zion Gate to see the bullet holes on the outside from the reclaiming of the area. Good entrance for the Jewish Quarter that is less busy than the Dung Gate.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Pat P
Reviewed 24 June 2019

Just about anyone who is going from location #1 to location #2 will go through this ancient wall of the 500 year old Old City Wall. It is angular- to prevent invaders from entering- but now, you can come in the opposite directiona nd invade...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Neriya0
Reviewed 13 June 2019

It's only a gate but what an interesting one! Zion Gate is one of the eight gates in the Old Jerusalem Wall, near the southwestern tip. Leading from Mount Zion (hence its name) into Jerusalem's Armenian and Jewish neighbourhoods, locals call it "The Gate of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank hawkes2an
Reviewed 6 June 2019

This gate leads from the Jewish Quarter to Mount Zion. The entire façade is pockmarked with bullet holes from the 1967 War. That alone makes it interesting. Tip: instead of walking back through the Jewish Quarter, go left and follow the walls. Then turn right...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank rmitgoteam
Reviewed 29 May 2019 via mobile

After so much of sightseeing such gate is just another gate. It leads to Jewish quarter. I liked the Jewish area most as it was clean.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Olenka1980
Reviewed 26 May 2019

More significant because of the June 1967 6 Days War, than anything else. Your tour guide will explain all of the details but in short, this is where the Israeli's were fired upon by t he Jordanian & the Egyptian armies in 1967. Amazing there...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Rebel500
Reviewed 29 April 2019

This gate is one of the main gates to the city. It is pocked marked with gun fire during the 1948 war. you can look up and see it all over.

Date of experience: March 2019
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