We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 89.00*
and up
Old Jerusalem Day Trip from Tel Aviv
More Info
USD 99.00*
and up
City of David and Underground Jerusalem Day Trip from Tel Aviv
More Info
USD 170.00*
and up
Eight Gates of Jerusalem Small Group Tour
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Also known as Gate of the Prophet David, Zion Gate is one of the seven open gates of the Old City.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“bullet holes” (11 reviews)
“david's tomb” (4 reviews)
Jerusalem, Israel
Write a Review
Reviews (107)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you have been around the Old City for a while - it becomes another gate, and it’s always worth a visit.

Thank Commited_Traveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by every gate that day and this one wasn't that special. I wouldn't go out of my way again to visit it.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Of course, you would not go to Jerusalem to see the gate. One of the open gates into Jerusalem. So, for that reason, you should see it.

Thank RandyKasal
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The gate itself is not that interesting, and the history of the gate can be summarized in a couple of visits. It can be a meaningful stop as part of a greater tour of the area such as a walk on the old-city walls, Kind...More

Thank ddmelch
Reviewed 29 June 2017

One of the 8 gates of old city of Jerusalem Zion gate or Bab-e-Nabi Dawood (David), huge area is covered with bullet from wars

Thank EAhmad73
Reviewed 8 June 2017

All the gates into the old city are fun to go through. Can see lots of bullet holes on this one from previous wars

Thank Wayne S
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

The Zion gate is a great starting point to visit Jerusalem. We arrived around noon after visiting Mount of Olives and started our pedestrian visit to Jerusalem from Zion Gate...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Zion Gate is one of the old gates which allow access into the walled Old City of Jerusalem and will lead you directly into the Jewish and Armenian quarters of the city. It is the gate nearest to the Holocaust Museum and so recommended...More

1  Thank kama0529
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Zion Gate is one of six entrances to the Old City of Jerusalem, located on the south side of the city near Mount Zion, this is one of the more interesting gates to use to enter or exit the city. Built in 1540, there is...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Zion Gate is impressive and it leads to a wall which we can climb up. There are visible bullet marks from the 1967 6-day war. There were also loads of soldiers resting there from the day of understanding Jerusalem - impressive to have young women...More

Thank youke_worldwide
Nearby Restaurants
The Eucalyptus
1,276 reviews
.32 km away
Lavan Restaurant
298 reviews
.50 km away
383 reviews
.53 km away
Armenian Tavern
561 reviews
.31 km away
Nearby Attractions
Jewish Quarter
1,374 reviews
.32 km away
Church of Saint Peter in Gallicantu
245 reviews
.27 km away
Hurva Synagogue
175 reviews
.32 km away
Armenian Quarter
168 reviews
.19 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Zion Gate staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines