Jaffaporten

Jaffaporten i Gamlebyen i Jerusalem er nyleg gjenopna etter ein periode med vedlikehaldsarbeid.

The Washington Post har ein interessant artikkel om staden:

Jerusalem reopens popular Old City gate
Israel reopened a 16th-century gate to Jerusalem’s Old City on Wednesday, completing a two-month renovation and cleaning project that drew criticism from Palestinian officials.
Jaffa Gate, one of four main entrances to the Old City, was built by Jerusalem’s Ottoman rulers and inaugurated in 1538. It is the most common entrance for tourists entering the walled Old City – home to key holy sites in Christianity, Islam and Judaism, as well as a popular outdoor marketplace. (Les meir)

(via BiblePlaces Blog)

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