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 order to give Russian pilgrims staying outside the city easier access to the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

Photo by Todd Bolen of

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