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Also known as Gate of the Prophet David, Zion Gate is one of the seven open gates of the Old City.
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Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As gates go, it's okay. Not quite as big or interesting as Jaffa or Damascus gate. Historically, this gate was used as an observation point and also connects the Jewish and Armenian quarters with Mount Zion. I was on a mission to see every gate...More

Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Once you have been around the Old City for a while - it becomes another gate, and it’s always worth a visit.

Thank Commited_Traveller
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by every gate that day and this one wasn't that special. I wouldn't go out of my way again to visit it.

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Of course, you would not go to Jerusalem to see the gate. One of the open gates into Jerusalem. So, for that reason, you should see it.

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The gate itself is not that interesting, and the history of the gate can be summarized in a couple of visits. It can be a meaningful stop as part of a greater tour of the area such as a walk on the old-city walls, Kind...More

Thank ddmelch
Reviewed 28 June 2017

One of the 8 gates of old city of Jerusalem Zion gate or Bab-e-Nabi Dawood (David), huge area is covered with bullet from wars

Thank EAhmad73
Reviewed 8 June 2017

All the gates into the old city are fun to go through. Can see lots of bullet holes on this one from previous wars

Thank Wayne S
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The Zion gate is a great starting point to visit Jerusalem. We arrived around noon after visiting Mount of Olives and started our pedestrian visit to Jerusalem from Zion Gate...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Zion Gate is one of the old gates which allow access into the walled Old City of Jerusalem and will lead you directly into the Jewish and Armenian quarters of the city. It is the gate nearest to the Holocaust Museum and so recommended...More

1  Thank kama0529
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Zion Gate is one of six entrances to the Old City of Jerusalem, located on the south side of the city near Mount Zion, this is one of the more interesting gates to use to enter or exit the city. Built in 1540, there is...More

Thank BradJill
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