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Zion Gate

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Title: Zion Gate  
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Subject: Armenian Quarter, Abdullah el-Tell, Christian Quarter, Old City (Jerusalem), Jewish Quarter (Jerusalem)
Collection: Gates in Jerusalem's Old City Walls, Infrastructure Completed in 1540
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Zion Gate

Zion Gate
Zion Gate
Zion Gate is located in Jerusalem
Location in Old Jerusalem
General information
Town or city Jerusalem

Zion Gate (Hebrew: שַׁעַר צִיּוֹן, Shaar Zion, Arabic: Bab Sahyun) also known in Arabic as Bab Harat al-Yahud ("Jewish Quarter Gate"),[1] or Bab an-Nabi Dawud ("Prophet David Gate"), is one of eight gates in the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.


  1. ^ Johannes Pahlitzsch; Lorenz Korn (2004). Governing the Holy City: the interaction of social groups in Jerusalem between the Fatimid and the Ottoman period. Reichert. p. 122.  

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