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Jaffa Gate

Tower of David Jaffa gateDesigned by “Suleiman the Magnificant in the 16th Century, to this “Jaffa Gate” is the main entry into the Old City   of Jerusalem.

It’s name, like Jaffa Road  , is driven from the fact that before modern aviation it was the main entry to the city to visitors and pilgrim reaching the city from Europe and from the port of Jaffa 

Jaffa Gate

Jaffa Gate ( Hebrew: שער יפו‎, Sha’ar Yafo; Arabic: باب الخليل‎, Bab al-Khalil, “Hebron Gate”; also Arabic, Bab Mihrab Dawud, “Gate of David’s Chamber”; Crusader name: “David’s Gate”) is a stone portal in the historic walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. It is one of seven main open gates in Jerusalem’s Old City walls.

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Points of Interest in the Area

 tower of david Tower of David Museum
 mamilla-1 Mamilla Pedestrian Mall
  Ramparts Walk
Jerusalem private tour Day tour of Jerusalem