Damascus Gate

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  • Address: Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Architecture
Tickets From $80.18

The Demascus Gate was completed by 1537 under the Ottoman rule. Underneath this gate remains of an older gate dating back to the 2nd century were found.

Today the Damascus Church stands tall and proud of its history and architecture. You will find people drinking coffee, smoking and eating around the gate and many tourist head straight form this gate to the Wailing wall.

Highlights include:

  • Design of the gate which includes stairs that descend to the Gate (rather than ascend to it).

  • Carry bottled drinking water and wear sunscreen.

  • Bus: At Ha-Neviim Terminus / Alighting
  • Light Rail: At Shchem gate
  • Taxi
  • Rent a Bike 

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  • Damascus Gate Address: Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Damascus Gate Timing: 24-hrs
  • Damascus Gate Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Damascus Gate(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Damascus Gate: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 15.5% of people who visit Jerusalem include Damascus Gate in their plan

  • 43.1% of people start their Damascus Gate visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Damascus Gate

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

87.27% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Damascus Gate

People normally club together Thegarden Tomb and Western Wall while planning their visit to Damascus Gate.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • The most interesting entrance in to the old city of Jerusalem. Great views from the top as well if you do the wall walk

  • #Loved going through the Damascus gate. Historical, lots of little shops, very busy with people going about there everyday lives...Wonderful

  • Quite busiest gate anytime and especially Friday around PM 2 : 00. You can go directly to the Arab quarter and Christian quarter of Old City through this gate.

  • A beautiful and historic place. Behind the wall, in the old city is a vibrant market place with the hustle and bustle of tourism and locals.

  • The best place in the world, I tried to describe it in a simple way but I swear it can't be described by words.

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