Its not just the magnificent Temple Mount that attracts the visitors, but also its main western ... More
Its not just the magnificent Temple Mount that attracts the visitors, but also its main western entrance''Ha-Shalshelet'' Gate. The origin of the name can be traced back to the time when the chain decided the verdict of the court situated here. As fascinating as its history, the gate premises also consist of a stairway and multiple columns embedded with inscriptions of Muslim leaders of the 15th century. The water trough of the Ottoman rule reflects the ancient water system.
Jaffa Gate opens onto a plaza at the entrance to the Christian Quarter shopping area, as well as leading (on
the right) to the Armenian Quarter and Mount Zion. From here visitors can enter the Ramparts Walk for a ...
This small office is a hive of activity, located a few footsteps inside the Old City by the Jaffa Gate
entrance. Its services include a bureau de change (no commission charged) and a travel agency which can arrange both ...