Jaffa Gate - Jerusalem, Israel
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 31° 46.600 E 035° 13.646
36R E 710925 N 3517841
Quick Description: The Jaffa Gate plaza has served as the zero kilometer point for measuring distances to Israel.
Location: Israel
Date Posted: 8/10/2015 7:10:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMPCX9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 5

Long Description:
The English version of this sign reads:

"One of the most beautiful and important gates within the Ottoman City walls, dating from the 16th century. The Gat led to Jaffa and Hebron, and hence the origin of its name (in Arabic: Bab al-Khalil - Hebron Gate)."
Group that erected the marker: City of Jerusalem

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Jerusalem, Israel


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