25.05.2011 21.Ijar, 5771 Tag 36 des Omer
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The Damascus Gate, one of the most impressive entryways to the Old City, has been around at least since Roman times.
The Damascus Gate, built in 1542 by Suleiman the Magnificent, is one of the grandest entrances to Jerusalem’s Old City. Two imposing towers further accentuate the massive entrance, as does its position at the bottom of a broad staircase.
The location of Damascus Gate served as an entrance to the Old City at least as far back as the Second Temple period. Part of the Roman-era entrance can be seen under the present-day Damascus Gate at the Roman Square Museum….