Zion Gate
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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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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,409 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Friends
Zion Gate has a place for the Tomb of David Tomb. It is a Gate for David's Tomb, near the Zion Tomb. It is a Tomb from Time from tomb's watch time on.
Written 6 January 2024
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t S
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Jun 2022
im am 12 years old and have to make a presentation about "zion gate"
but i cant find anything worth it to copy paste on here. com on there is no fakts on here about zion gate :(
Written 25 April 2023
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KodoDrummer
Buenos Aires, Argentina65,238 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Solo
Lots of history to this place. On exiting the gate, there were three large buses loading young Israeli soldiers, who I assume undertook an activity in the Jewish Quarter. Great city views from the rampart walk on the walls adjacent to Zion Gare.
Written 11 December 2022
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JENNIFER W
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5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Friends
Going to Jerusalem is a very personal trip that I believe each person needs to experience for themselves. It's a wonderful place, beautiful people and meeting our Lord on a new level.
Written 2 December 2022
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JamieJW
Quakertown, PA2,169 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
One of the 8 gates in Jerusalem with historic significance.

The Zion Gate was built in July 1540, west of the location of the medieval gate, which was a direct continuation of the Street of the Jews.

Six sentry towers were erected in the southern segment of the wall, four of them situated in the Mount Zion section.

Impressive as the Wall and all of its Gates are.
Written 20 November 2022
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,409 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Jerusalem's Zion Gate is pock-marked with bullet holes, which bear witness to the ferocity of the battle to rescue more than 2,000 Jewish civilians trapped in the Jewish Quarter of Jerusalem's Old City. during the War of Independence Despite heroic efforts by the Hagenah, he Stern Gang and others, the Jewish forces could not break through the Jordanian lines. The Zion Gate remained part of Jordan, until it was liberated in 1967 during the Six Dar War, and the Zion Gate has remained part of Israel ever since
Written 30 October 2022
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B T
London, UK1,216 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2022
Huge stone gate leading out of Jerusalem to Mt. Zion, some touristy shops on the inside of the city walls
Written 17 March 2022
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Kim G
Pacific Grove, CA3,188 contributions
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Dec 2019
Far less congested than many of the other Gates in Old Jerusalem, this Gate will lead you into the Jewish and Armenian Quarters, as well as Mt. Zion. The Tomb of King David and the Upper Room or Cenacle (location of the Last Supper) are located nearby in Mt. Zion, within the Walls of Old Jerusalem. This Gate is also known as King David's Gate.
Written 29 November 2020
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FredPurdue
Seattle, WA2,240 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Entering the Old Town through the gates gives the traveler the chance to see the life stream of the town. Everyone passes through the gates. As an amateur photographer, this was fascinating. Street photography requires unique photo skills. You want to fade into the background, so travel light and take many photographs. A pocket camera or DSLR with zoom lens works well. Preselect settings and then shoot. Sometimes without looking through the camera, as in shooting with the camera at your belly button. Expect to delete many shots.
Written 30 May 2020
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Vitor A
Lisbon, Portugal810 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Probably there are other Jerusalem Gates which are more beautiful. Most times one crosses this Gate to go to the Dormitory Abbey, to the King’s David Tomb or to the Cenacle. If you do that, you should take some minutes to observe how well the Gate is built concerning the defensive system. The angles which made part of that defensive system, nowadays, became a diving exercise for the drivers who take that entrance. Enjoy!
Written 30 March 2020
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