Golden Gate

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  • Address: Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids

One of the most intriguing gates in the old city of Jerusalem, the Golden Gate is one of the 4 sealed gates of the old city.

The Jewish Scripture says that a Prophecy exists where the sealed Gate will Open when the Messiah arrives. During the 7th century, the gate was sealed by the Moslems to untrue the Prophecy.

To add to the delay in the Prophecy, a cemetery was built right in front of the gate since the Jews believe that anyone who passes through a cemetery becomes unclean and hence would not be able to be a Messiah!

How to Reach Golden Gate

  • By Bus: at Jericho Road / through Ophel
  • By Light Rail: at Damascus Gate
  • By Taxi.
  • Rent a Bike.
  • On foot.

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  • Golden Gate Address: Old City, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Golden Gate Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Golden Gate(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Golden Gate: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 0.59% of people who visit Jerusalem include Golden Gate in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Golden Gate visit around 6 PM - 7 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Golden Gate

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Golden Gate

People normally club together Ramparts Walk and Lutheran Church Of The Redeemer while planning their visit to Golden Gate.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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