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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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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...

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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

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
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Zion gate is near the Western Wailing Wall which closer to the Dung gate. From Zion gate, Oskar Schindler's grave is located at The Mount Zion Roman Catholic Franciscan Cemetery. The Last Supper Room and King David's Tomb which are right by each other, also...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2017

This gate opens to the Christian quarter. From here it is a short walk to the Jewish quarter. There are plenty of Christian and some Messianic shops in this area. Also it is close to a fantastic food court and the city square.

Thank Miranda C
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We visited the Zion Gate, built in 1540, whilst walking the sights of Mt Zion & the Old City. The Gate is impressive with the visible marks in the walls from shelling during the 1967 6-day war. Outside the ancient gate is the Dormition Abbey,...More

Thank CyberSecureDave
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Built in 1540 by Suleyman, this is the entrance into the Armenian Quarter of the Old City. The exterior of the gate facing Mt Zion is riddled with bullet holes from the fighting here in 1948. Watch out for cars. This is a vehicular throughfare

Thank xfooey
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Zion Gate was built in 1540 by the Ottomans. It was one of eight gates built into the walls of Old Jerusalem. Not certain if a leper colony was located here at Jesus' time, but there was one here in the 1850's. You can easily...More

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