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Tanner’s Gate

Gates of the Old City

Tanner's Gate

Built in approximately AD 1200, the Tanner's Gate is older than the present city walls. The Turkish architects who constructed the present Old City fortifications walled up the gate in […]


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New Gate

Gates of the Old City

New Gate

At only 120 years old, this is the newest of the entrances into the Old City. The gate was cut into the northwestern side of the city in 1887 in […]


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Herod’s Gate

Gates of the Old City

Herod's Gate

Herod's Gate is known in Hebrew as the "Flowers' Gate." The English name is a misnomer as the gate has no relation to Herod the Great and his kin known […]


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Eastern Gate

Gates of the Old City

Eastern Gate

The Eastern Gate (Golden Gate) is the only gate that provides direct access to the Temple Mount, and it is the only gate that has been sealed for hundreds of […]


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Damascus Gate

Gates of the Old City

Damascus Gate

The central and largest gate on the northern wall of the Old City, the Damascus Gate gets its name from the destination of the road leading north. Israelis call this […]


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