“Zion Gate” is one of the seven gate of the Old City of Jerusalem.
It is named so as it leads to Mount Zion .
On its front clear remains of bullet marks can be seen, a silent testimony to the fiece battles here in 1948 between the Jews and the Arabs.
Zion Gate ( Hebrew: שער ציון, Sha’ar Zion, Arabic: باب صهيون, Bab Sahyun) also known in Arabic as Bab Harat al-Yahud (“Jewish Quarter Gate”), or Bab an-Nabi Dawud (“Prophet David Gate”), is one of eight gates in the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.
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