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Zion Gate

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Address: Jerusalem, Israel
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Also known as Gate of the Prophet David, Zion Gate is one of the seven open...

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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Facade has bullet holes...

During the 1948 Arab/Israeli war this gate took a bit of a beating and you can still see evidence of this. This gate is usually a quieter entrance point to the Old City. 1... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

During the 1948 Arab/Israeli war this gate took a bit of a beating and you can still see evidence of this. This gate is usually a quieter entrance point to the Old City. 1 of 8 gates to the Old City.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

The Zion Gate is one of 8 gates into Old Jerusalem, from the South. In the Independence War 1948 heavy fights took place here and one still can see bullet holes.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Zion Gate is not crowded and you can easily enter the old city of Jerusalem. You can go to the West Wall and be at the Jewish part of the old city.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This ight not being the most beautiful gate from the Old City, but certainly is safe and not crowded, so make it a good spot if you want to visit the Western Wall easily.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

one of the best ways to visit the city. This entrace leads to so much life and vibrancy. The photo opportunities are numerous

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East Wenatchee, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We had an extraordinary guide for our tour of the old city and spiritual sites. She brought us through the Zion Gate. We strolled through narrow streets lined with shops, bakeries and cafe's. It is stunning! You would never see all of the old city if you stayed for a week.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

The best way to see most of the gates is on a walk around the old city on the walls.It wouldn"t take too much time.(2 hours)

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

, The gate leading to the Jewish Quarter,Known under this name from the Crusaders time Porta Mount Sion 1194,The Arabic name is Bab Nabi Daud,as it leads to the tomb of King David. Dont try driving through the ninety degrees opening,just walk through, The gate is all scared as beeing a famous battle site since 1948,when the Jewish Quarter was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

On our way to the Old City we passed the Zion Gate a while back to visit King Davids Tomb and the Wailing Wall.

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De Pere, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

During our first day of an 11-day tour of Israel, our guide took us to see the Zion Gate on the southwestern side of the Old City before going on to visit David's tomb and the Room of the Last Supper, which are located a short distance away on Mount Zion. This gate leads to the Jewish and Armenian Quarters.... More 

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