One of the ancient city gates built in 1540. This is the south gate of the eight famous old city gates. It is also a tall stone building. The gate is relatively wide and the historical experience is also very rich. The building itself is very There are characteristics.
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It was built by Emperor Man in 1540 and named after Mount Zion, which faces the south. It is called the Gate of David because the Tomb of David is located on Mount Zion, so it is also called the Gate of David. Inside the city gate are the Armenian and Jewish quarters.
"[Zion Gate] is located in the southwest of the old city of Jerusalem, facing Mount Zion, and hence its name. It was built during the time of Suleiman, because of the grave of King David on the Mount Zion, also known as the Gate of David. It is in the Armenian and Jewish areas." So far, there are still many bullets left on the gates of the city. Jordan was closed during its administration until June 5, 1967, when Israel launched the lightning "Six Days War" (the third Middle East war), captured Zion Gate, reclaimed Jerusalem, and opened Zion Gate.
Zion Gate, a place that has experienced vicissitudes of life and has a heavy history, has many bullet holes on the city wall. Walking on the thick stone road is full of historical imprints. You can go directly to Mount Zion through this gate. The feeling of walking through a piece of history.
The Old City of Jerusalem covers an area of one square kilometer, surrounded by tall walls, and has eight gates. Zion Gate is one of them. It is located on the south side of the Old City and was built in 1540. Others are Damascus Gate, Jaffa Gate, New Gate, Dung Gate, Golden Gate, Lion Gate, Flower Gate. Zion Gate is not as spectacular as Damascus Gate. There are pits and pits on the city wall, which seem to be traces of bullets. I can't help but touch it. The old city has left historical marks everywhere. There is a parking lot at the door. Zion Gate is famous because there is a Mount Zion. Mount Zion is actually a big mountain bag, where the Tomb of David and Mark House are located. There are ruins of the Last Supper in Marco House. Zion Gate is also called the Gate of David. Zion is a sacred name. It is mentioned several times in the song of hope in Israel's national anthem, which shows the Zion feelings of the Israelis. The lyrics say,...Let your eyes face the east, and look at the old mountains of Zion from the east. Our heart has not died. The only hope for two thousand years is to be a free man. Return to my hometown and Zion and Jerusalem. You can see the road signs when you enter Zion Gate, in English. It is easy to go to the Wailing Wall, to the Tomb of David. In fact, walking around in the old city is full of scenery. Even if you get lost, you are not afraid to walk around and look at the signs. The Old City of Jerusalem is small, with Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Emenian settlements. Near Zion Gate is the Jewish and Armenian district. Armenia is not big, it is easy to distinguish with the national flag, and the residents are like Russians. The ghetto is very clean, the old houses with yellow stone walls in the desert, and the stone roads are polished. In addition to the home, there are Jewish schools and synagogues, and the Jewish people coming and going are also a scene, which is worth seeing.
This door is the most famous, and there are bullet holes on it. It is worth a special look to witness history