Jaffa Gate

Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem

Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem

One of the most important gates in the Old City walls in Jerusalem, the Jaffa Gate was named for the road passing through it, connecting Jerusalem to Jaffa. Also known as Sha'ar Yafo, it was the current gate was built in 1898 on the ruins of ancient gates which served the same cite. The Jaffa Gate is adjacent to the Tower of David and the 1907 clock tower within the Old City walls.

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