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

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Address: Jerusalem, Israel
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Also known as Gate of Mercy or Gate of Eternal Life, Golden Gate is one of...

Also known as Gate of Mercy or Gate of Eternal Life, Golden Gate is one of the four closed gates of Old City Jerusalem. The seven open gates are New Gate, Zion, Dung, Jaffa, Lions’ (St. Stephen's), Herod’s, and Damascus (Shechem).

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The future will be here

It is so easy to overlook this huge gate sealed by the Muslims, but anyone who has any knowledge of the Lord Jesus is aware that it is through this gate that He will re-enter... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Irving, Texas
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Irving, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is so easy to overlook this huge gate sealed by the Muslims, but anyone who has any knowledge of the Lord Jesus is aware that it is through this gate that He will re-enter Jerusalem upon his return to this earth. Go to the Mount of Olives; go to the Garden of Gethsemane where it all took place; and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The prophetic Gate through which Christ will enter Jerusalem upon His Second Coming. Sealed by the Muslims in a symbolic attempt to block the inevitable, viewing the Gate is an emotional experience. Truly. You can get different views: from atop of the Mount of Olives, from the Garden of Gethsemane, and from atop the Temple Mount. Our photos show all... More 

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Paranaque, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

To an ordinary traveler, there is nothing much to see other than the massive Mt of Olives and Kidron valley facing it. The gates are sealed, true to what the prophet Ezekiel wrote: Ezekiel 44 2: "This gate shall be shut, it shall not be opened, and no man shall enter in by it; because the LORD, the God of... More 

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Redmond, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think you can make an appointment to go up to the gate, but otherwise, there is not much to see outside of quick pic.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

the place is very nice but you won't feel comfortable so just enjoy the observation point from the mount of olive or from the gethsemane church

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

In Jewish tradition, this is the gate through which the Anointed One (Messiah) will enter Jerusalem. We arrived at the Garden of Gethsemene in the late afternoon, and since it was already getting dark, we had beautiful views of the Golden Gate, bathed in a beautiful golden glow from the lights.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Very interesting historically, nice that we could see it from Mt of Olives and then again up close from both sides.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Not so sure why they had to close it . After all , the event that will take place at this place , men have no control over it . It will come to pass .

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Damascus gate was nicer. There are many gates to the old city, I recommend seeing all from inside and out..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The gate is bricked up. It is said that this is the gate that Jesus will return to when he returns to Earth. On the outside of the wall is a huge Muslim cemetery.

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