Loved our first touch of the wall and the gate is stunning, this is where we entered the walls of Jerusalem, it will ever be remembered.
About Jaffa Gate (Bab al-Khalil)
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This magnificent gate leads to the western wall. The gate itself iw worth seeing, the massive architectural strucure and is so very ancient. There is easy access from across the mamila mall. As you walk through if you continue straight you will go through the...More
The Jaffa gate is probably one of the best know gates that serves as an entrance to the old city. When I visited there was a lot os soldiers standing around - having their photographs taken with visitors!
Neat to see and enter for our time in the old city. But BEWARE of taxi drivers that want to give you rides to places far away. They hang around this gate. I did not feel that they would hurt us Americans, but verify that...More
If you wish to visit the Old Town, then the Jaffa Gate is a very good starting place. Beware of Cheating Merchants and Dealers, they have very ingenious was to take your money!
This is the entrance from modern west Jewish Jerusalem to the Old City. It's an iconic structure and massive and was fortified- from 500 years ago. Tens of thousands and tourists enter this main gate every day.