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Golden Gate (Bab el Rahmeh, Sha'ar Harahamim)

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Amazing place

The story tells it all our guide was excellent and explained the links of the prophecies of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Annetta B
Great walk!

Great walk along the old ottoman city walls and through a Muslim cemetery with nice monuments. Just... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
ShoshannahBrombacher
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Also known as Gate of Mercy or Gate of Eternal Life, Golden Gate is one of the four closed gates of Old City Jerusalem. The seven open gates are New Gate, Zion, Dung, Jaffa, Lions’ (St. Stephen's), Herod’s, and Damascus (Shechem).
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The story tells it all our guide was excellent and explained the links of the prophecies of the many religions and hiow the gate was sealed so that the return of Jesus would not happen!

Thank Annetta B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great walk along the old ottoman city walls and through a Muslim cemetery with nice monuments. Just beware of people asking for $$ as a contribution, this is fake, it's free. If necessary, threaten to call the police, they will disappear quickly. According to legend...More

Thank ShoshannahBrombacher
Reviewed 27 June 2018

It is worthwhile to surround the old city wall of Jerusalem. If you have learned anything about the different stones from which is was built, you could determine the age of each layer. There are legends about the gates being sealed till the arrival of...More

Thank yidonit
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The religious story of this gate is absolutely amazing. It links the prophecies of of many religions together. The fact that the gate was sealed and a Muslim grave yard was put in front of it adds mystery and drama. You need a good storyteller...More

Thank Storyteller-N03
Reviewed 26 June 2018

The only gate that is not open into Jerusalem. Easily seen from the Mount of Olives and outside the city.

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

Looking from the Mount of Olives at the Golden Gate was surreal for this pilgrim. Later I was able to walk beneath the gate and stand on the steps. You will love touring the ruins around this area. They are still finding artifacts here.

Thank cq247kevin
Reviewed 6 June 2018

This is a beautiful gate with a Muslim Cemetery located just beneath. This gate will be of tremendous significance in the future. The best view is from the Mount of Olives.

Thank jwatson958
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I do not even know what is to be said about this gate. It is not accessible from outside for the tourists, and from inside is difficult to approach it too. It is well visible from Mt. of Olives, and is separated by this by...More

Thank Dudy D
Reviewed 31 May 2018

The beginning of the end: according to the Scriptures, at His second coming, Jesus will return to the Mount of Olives and enter Jerusalem by way of the re-opened Eastern Gate.

Thank SmileyKay
Reviewed 20 May 2018

This gate which is now walled closed is impressive when looking up at it from the mount of olives. It is much higher than the garden where Jesus was betrayed and would have not been an easy walk up to the gate to get into...More

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