Tag Archives: Jaffa Gate

Video: The Ramparts Walk atop the Walls of Jerusalem’s Old City

Most visitors to Jerusalem never take the opportunity to walk atop the walls of the Old City. For the equivalent of four or five dollars you can walk along the ramparts and enjoy unique views not available on the ground. … Continue reading

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Ancient Aqueduct Found in the Jaffa Gate

The infrastructure project at Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate has found a Roman-era aqueduct dating to the 2nd century A.D. A beautiful aqueduct, standing 1.50 meters high and built of large stones, has been situated for almost two millennia right under one … Continue reading

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Slideshow of 1500 year-old Jerusalem Street Discovery

The web site for Foundation Stone has a slideshow of the recently discovered Byzantine street in Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate. If you mouse over the photos you can see descriptive captions identifying objects and people.

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Road from ancient Madaba map uncovered in Jerusalem

Workers upgrading the infrastructure in Jerusalem’s Jaffa Gate have uncovered an A.D. 6th century road that is displayed on the ancient Madaba Map. The Madaba Map is a large mosaic reproduction of Palestine and Egypt that was created around the … Continue reading

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