Golden Gate (Bab el Rahmeh, Sha'ar Harahamim), Jerusalem

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The only sealed gate in the Old City, Golden Gate (Bab el Rahmeh, Sha'ar Harahamim) also stands as the oldest entrance to the ancient quarters. Archeological findings suggest that the present gate was built in the Byzantine era on the foundations of a much older gate, dating back as far as the 5th century BCE. Jews believe that the Messiah will come from Mt. Olive to the city through this gate. Legend has it that sultan Suleiman the Great sealed the gate to prevent this, and Ottomans built a cemetery in front of it for the same reason. Work out when and for how long to visit Golden Gate (Bab el Rahmeh, Sha'ar Harahamim) and other Jerusalem attractions using our handy Jerusalem trip itinerary maker site .
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  • While walking the length of the Old Ottoman city walls in the Muslim cemetery between Lions' Gate and Dung Gate, you reach this wonderful, blocked-up gate built to connect the Temple Mount with the wo...  more »
  • Golden Gate is located east of the Hill on the other side, the Temple from the wailing wall. It is a gate for facing the temple is adjacent to the Mount of olives, but has only been shut.
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  • This way out in the direction of the Mount of olives and the Jewish cemetery. For those who first have in those activities is the nearest gateway. The best way to reach the first stations of the cross. Entering on the left side will also transition to the Muslim Quarter and the Hill temple with a golden dome. At the same gate quietly, without shops-only military post.
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  • Legend states that the messiah will eventually enter Jerusalem through this gate. Today it is sealed and there isn't much to see. The one nice part about this place is that it's probably the quietest part of the Old City.
  • A place of entrance for the only one promised Messiah ,son of God Jesus Christ . This is the most sacred GOLDEN GATE, also known as the BEAUTIFUL GATE. Jesus Christ born pure and sacrificed his life for the world to be cleansed from sin .Not any tombs can be considered unclean to Jesus Christ . Especially when souls that have departed from this world that he knows about for he is the resurrection of life. written by Sherly V Thomas Indian-American DeZi Gal.
  • Interesting story of gate. Mesia will be come threw the gate but Muslim made tombs the place.
  • The special mosque for muslims all around the world, it was qiblat for muslim. The texture is beautiful too, but conflict make the situation worst. #standwithpalestine
  • Interesting that Yeshua will return through this gate and it is between the Garden of Gethsemane and the Sanhedrin.
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