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Golden Gate (Bab el Rahmeh, Sha'ar Harahamim)

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Jesus will go thru when earthquake splits Mt. of Olives

Suliman the Great closed it believing that Jesus couldn't enter at second coming. He was wrong... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
terry m
Woodway, Texas
Blocked up gate

This is a gate where it is the site of Jesus's entry in Jerusalem upon His return and the arab... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lawrence J
Buckley, north wales
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Also known as Gate of Mercy or Gate of Eternal Life, Golden Gate is one of the four closed gates of Old City Jerusalem. The seven open gates are New Gate, Zion, Dung, Jaffa, Lions’ (St. Stephen's), Herod’s, and Damascus (Shechem).
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Suliman the Great closed it believing that Jesus couldn't enter at second coming. He was wrong! Called Eastern Gate in Bible.

Thank terry m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gate where it is the site of Jesus's entry in Jerusalem upon His return and the arab leaders in time gone by blocked the entrance so as to stop Jesus from entering the city.

Thank Lawrence J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One must ascend to the Temple Mount to see the gate from within. Having been blocked hundreds of years ago by the Muslims this gate is the oldest of the 8 city gates and has beautiful architecture.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All my life i heard stories how Jesus/Isa AS/the Messiah would break through the 2 doors, the door of mercy and the door of repentance and lead the believers through into the holy land of Jerusalem but never in my imagination did i think it...More

Thank ADFlawless
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It was so meaningful to see this sealed gate and to know that it is sealed until the Lord Jesus Christ returns to claim his bride

Thank japerry1013
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Golden Gate is found along the eastern wall of the Temple Mound (Harem esh-Sharif) This is an old city gate that has been sealed since Middle Ages. The gate is believed to have originally been built during the Justinian building program of the sixth...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The gate has been bricked up until the "coming". Just imagine you have actually been part of history when you see this before you.

Thank Dilia186
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Facing the mount of olives and A part of the walls around Jerusalem is golden gate or better known as the gates of mercy during old times it was open like the rest of the 7 gates , but rumors said that the Jewish MASHIACH...More

Thank shlomo a
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Eventhough it is a cementary overall, this area is very beautifull and the story behind it even more. By placing tombs around this wall the people guaranteed that it would not be touched or moved!

Thank Dr.Sylvia
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Jesus entered here during Passover. Why did the muslims have to seal this gate? I will leave this to the readers. I will keep that opinion to myself. But I will say this, Jesus does not need to walk through these walls when He returns....More

Thank Deslock485
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