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

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The East Gate!!!

This is the very gate that Christ will be going through at His second coming! He will stand on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
W8859HCmarkl
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Amazing site

This is an amazing site that I really enjoyed visiting on my stay here. I have seen it from every... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Neil D
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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 3 weeks ago

This is the very gate that Christ will be going through at His second coming! He will stand on the Mount of Olives splitting it in two and go through the East Gate to begin His reign for the millennial kingdom!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an amazing site that I really enjoyed visiting on my stay here. I have seen it from every angle and it is amazing all the way around.

Thank Neil D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Jesus is said to have entered Jerusalem through this gate on a donkey. The Jews believe that the Messiah will enter Jerusalem through this gate. A lot of speculation has been going on about the Golden Gate. What is certain is that Sultan Suleiman the...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Another must visit site even though surrounded by the Muslim cemetary but the biblical and archaeological history is great.

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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

The Golden Gate can be seen clearly from the top of Mount of Olives or when you get over to Gethsamane you can see the Golden Gate very clearly in a distance, it is not used today but remains sealed up. According to the Bible...More

Thank Coryy20
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Too easy to miss if you've not researched or don't have a guide, but clearly visible when walking around the Old City walls, which I recommend doing as you'll experience all aspects of old and new Jerusalem. Great to see from the Mount of Olives.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 25 August 2018

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

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