Jaffa Gate - Old City Jerusalem

Jaffa Gate - Old City Jerusalem
Jaffa Gate in Jerusalem also known as the Gate of the Friend and David’s Gate. It is a stone portal situated in the ancient wall of the Old City. It is just one of the 18 gates of the old walls of the city.It is believed that the gate was constructed that way to serve as a defensive tactic to slow down enemies or to direct them to Jaffa Road. 
The jaffa gate is obviously named after Jaffa Road which got its name from Jaffa port from which Jonah go on board his journey to the sea. 

Now that you know the historical significance of jaffa gate to the Jewish people, you will definitely want to include this on your list of places to see on your trip to Jeruslaem. This will never be a problem since city tours are arranged to let visitors explore the city gates and all other attractions in the city. These tours will make your tour to the city even more meaningful and satisfying so make sure to avail of a complete vacation package when going to Jerusalem.

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