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Description: Also known as Gate of the Prophet David, Zion Gate is one of the seven...
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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Taking a trip through history

This is the main entrance between the old city and new city of Jerusalem. It is the closest gate to the western wall, (wailing wall), which Jews consider the last remaining... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This is the main entrance between the old city and new city of Jerusalem. It is the closest gate to the western wall, (wailing wall), which Jews consider the last remaining wall of the 2nd Temple. It is unfortunately a fair walk to get to this gate, but worth it.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

So close to the Kotel (Wailing Wall)..right into the Jewish Quarter But not easily accesable by foot or by bus. In contrast to jaffa Gate which is east to get to an then a ten minute walk to the Jewish Quarter / Kotel

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Modi'in, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The main gate from the new city to the old city of Jerusalem. There are many shops and eateries and you can feel the history as you enter.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The Zion Gate is worth a stop for photography but is really only a point to pass by or through for visits to the Old City. I prefer the view of most of the other 7 gates. One interesting point is that you can see the bullet holes in the gate from the 6-day war in 1967.

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Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Zion Gate is one of original 7 entrances to the Old City of Jerusalem situated on the southwest side of city walls. Gate is well- maintained and leads now to the Armenian Quarter and is near the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem. There is some vehicle traffic still allowed through this Gate from the innercity and out of citywalls, we saw... More 

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McDonough, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is a beautiful gate to this ancient city! I was surprised that it was so crowded the day we visited. Maybe it is because of the snow in Jerusalem.

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Burkesville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I love the Gates to the Old City. Our Guide made history come alive at the Zion Gate where modern struggles and battles took place.

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Wien, Österreich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

It is really another world! After passing the Zion gate you find yourself in a medieval city, a strange melting pot, where on the other side the inhabitants are not living together, on at the side of the others.....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Zion's Gate is located in the southwest of the Old City. It is one of the 8 gates in the Old City and leads to the Jewish Quarter. Outside the walls of the Zion gate, you can see many bullet holes which was a result of the independence war in 1948.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My wife and I visited Jerusalem in may 2014. As you leave the Armenian quarter in the old city you pass throuhg the zion gate out onto mount zion. According to the Book of Samuel, mount zion was the site of the jebusite fortress called the "stronghold of zion" that was conquered by king David, becoming his palace and the... More 

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