Bab al-Rahma Cemetery is seen here below the city wall

Bab al-Rahma Cemetery is seen here below the city wall

This path which descends into the Kidron Valley and then a staircase leads to the Bab  al-Rahma Cemetery

This path which descends into the Kidron Valley and then a staircase leads to the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

A sign beside the cemetery pointing to the different attarctions in the city

A sign beside the cemetery pointing to the different attarctions in the city

Entering Bab al-Rahma from the Sothh side - on opposite side is the Lions Gate

Entering Bab al-Rahma from the Sothh side - on opposite side is the Lions Gate

Mount of Olives and the Pillar of Absalom is seen here from the cemetery

Mount of Olives and the Pillar of Absalom is seen here from the cemetery

Sealed off Golden Gate (Bab al_Rahma) is accessible only through this cemetery

Sealed off Golden Gate (Bab al_Rahma) is accessible only through this cemetery

A small tree grown inside the cemetery - On LHS is the Russian Orthodox Chruch and on RHS, top of the Mount Olives is seen in this photo

A small tree grown inside the cemetery - On LHS is the Russian Orthodox Chruch and on RHS, top of the Mount Olives is seen in this photo

A plaque to show that sahabi Shaddad bin Aus is buried here

A plaque to show that sahabi Shaddad bin Aus is buried here

Grave of Shaddad Ibn Aus - One of the two sahaba buried in Jerusalem

Grave of Shaddad Ibn Aus - One of the two sahaba buried in Jerusalem

Top of the grave of Shaddad Ibn Aus in Bab al-Rahma Cemetery (Graveyard of the Door of the Blessings)

Top of the grave of Shaddad Ibn Aus in Bab al-Rahma Cemetery (Graveyard of the Door of the Blessings)

Graves next to the sahabi Shaddad Ibn Aus's resting place - one of these graves indicate the turkish style of graves

Graves next to the sahabi Shaddad Ibn Aus's resting place - one of these graves indicate the turkish style of graves

A plaque showing the name of shabai Ubadah Ibn al-Samet

A plaque showing the name of shabai Ubadah Ibn al-Samet

Grave of the sahabi Ubadah Ibn al-Samet buried in Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

Grave of the sahabi Ubadah Ibn al-Samet buried in Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

Top of the grave of Ubadah Ibn al-Samet

Top of the grave of Ubadah Ibn al-Samet

Myself beisde the grave of sahabi Ubadah Ibn al-Samet

Myself beisde the grave of sahabi Ubadah Ibn al-Samet

Ubadah Ibn al-Samet  died in Jerusalem in  34 AH

Ubadah Ibn al-Samet died in Jerusalem in 34 AH

A plam tree inside the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

A plam tree inside the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

One of the graves in cemetery with persian written on it

One of the graves in cemetery with persian written on it

Exetrior of the city walls - Large stones at the bottom of the wall are few centuries old

Exetrior of the city walls - Large stones at the bottom of the wall are few centuries old

The 16th century city wall built by Suleiman the Magnificent

The 16th century city wall built by Suleiman the Magnificent

Graves in the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery - City wall is on RHS

Graves in the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery - City wall is on RHS

Entrance of the cemetery beside the Lions Gate

Entrance of the cemetery beside the Lions Gate

The Golden Gate and the Bab al_Rahma Cemetery

The Golden Gate and the Bab al_Rahma Cemetery

Bab al_Rahma Cemetery just below the city walls, Dome of the Rock and al Aqsa Mosque are behind the wall

Bab al_Rahma Cemetery just below the city walls, Dome of the Rock and al Aqsa Mosque are behind the wall