Tours in jerusalem, the holy city, situated in Israel is cherished as a tourist destination. Earlier, its considered as the tourist spot ideal for spiritual travelers. But, now this holy city has many other attractions suitable for different people of different age groups. Among the many attractions, Tours in jerusalem the Old City of Jerusalem, which is surrounded by walls was constructed by the Ottoman Sultan between 1536 and 1541. Still, it stands magnificent, and it is the gates of the Old City that act as the entrance.
The Damascus Gate.
This is impressive of all those standing tall in Jerusalem tours. Tours in jerusalem This was inaugurated in the year 1542, and it stands as the magnificent example of the Islamic architecture. It is located on the northern side of the walls, where the visitors can find the places from where soldiers hid for attacking the enemies. It leads towards the Muslim quarter, which is the trading center of the old city.
The Zion Gate.
It is located in the southern part of the ramparts, and it acts as the entrance to the Jewish quarter. It this name arises because of its proximity to the Mount Zion. Even, now, the bullet holes that were created during the 1948 war of independence is found, and this is the reason this entry point is called as Weeping gate and also a wounded gate.
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The Jaffa Gate.
The year 1538 was the year of building of this entrance, and as it leads to Hebron, it is termed as Al-Halil, that means Hebron Gate. Visitors can find two Turkish tombs near the entrance, which denotes the two engineers, who were given the job of construction and were buried here. When the visitors choose the best Jerusalem guide, they can collect the complete details about different attractions in this holy city. Even, the tour guide in Israel can take them to other parts of this country as well in addition to Jerusalem .
The Golden Gate.
It is crucial because of its unique significance to Jerusalem tours religions. Jews believe the Messiah will enter through this gate to the city while Christians believe that Jesus came into this town only through this entry point for the last time. Also, Islamic people consider this to be the place, where justice will prevail on the day of judgment. This is why the Jerusalem guide suggests his customers to visit this place.
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