External view of the Lion's Gate - it is also called Stephen's Gate

External view of the Lion's Gate - it is also called Stephen's Gate

Two lions on exterior of the gate hence it lead to it's name

Two lions on exterior of the gate hence it lead to it's name

In reality these are tigers - the heraldic symbol of the 13th-century Sultan Beybars

In reality these are tigers - the heraldic symbol of the 13th-century Sultan Beybars

This gate leads to the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem

This gate leads to the Muslim Quarter of Jerusalem

Exetrior of the Herod's Gate - It is also called Flowers Gate

Exetrior of the Herod's Gate - It is also called Flowers Gate

A small market stall inside the gate - In arabic this gate is called Bab ez-Zahar

A small market stall inside the gate - In arabic this gate is called Bab ez-Zahar

People passing under the arch of the Herod's Gate

People passing under the arch of the Herod's Gate

In this area the Crusaders penetrated the walls to capture the city in 1099

In this area the Crusaders penetrated the walls to capture the city in 1099

Exterior of the Damascus Gate which leads into an Arab market offers fresh fruit and vegetables

Exterior of the Damascus Gate which leads into an Arab market offers fresh fruit and vegetables

Arch and gate of the Damascus Gate which is on northern side of the city

Arch and gate of the Damascus Gate which is on northern side of the city

Close up of the door of the Damascus Gate

Close up of the door of the Damascus Gate

Damascus Gate seen from inside

Damascus Gate seen from inside

An open area in front of the gate

An open area in front of the gate

Damascus Gate is a bustling hub for Muslim population of the city

Damascus Gate is a bustling hub for Muslim population of the city

New gate of Jerusalem - this gate wasn't planned in the original design

New gate of Jerusalem - this gate wasn't planned in the original design

This gate was opened in 1887 as a means of convenient northwest access to the Christian Quarter

This gate was opened in 1887 as a means of convenient northwest access to the Christian Quarter

A church on LHS of the gate

A church on LHS of the gate

Traffic moving in and out of the New Gate

Traffic moving in and out of the New Gate

New Gate seen from inside

New Gate seen from inside

Approach to the Jaffa gate with the city walls on left side

Approach to the Jaffa gate with the city walls on left side

An open space beside the Jaffa Gate

An open space beside the Jaffa Gate

In Arabic it is called, Bab el-Khalil because this gate faces Hebron (Al-Khalil)

In Arabic it is called, Bab el-Khalil because this gate faces Hebron (Al-Khalil)

Door and arch of the Jaffa Gate - Jewish and Christian pilgrims disembarking at the Jaffa port, hence its name

Door and arch of the Jaffa Gate - Jewish and Christian pilgrims disembarking at the Jaffa port, hence its name

Details of the wall beside Jaffa Gate

Details of the wall beside Jaffa Gate

Top of the Jaffa Gate - This gate leads to the Jewish and Christian quarters of the city

Top of the Jaffa Gate - This gate leads to the Jewish and Christian quarters of the city

This area is also called Omar Ibn al-Khattab Square

This area is also called Omar Ibn al-Khattab Square

External view of the Zion Gate which leads to the Armenian and Jewish quarters

External view of the Zion Gate which leads to the Armenian and Jewish quarters

Arch of the Zion Gate - In Arabic it is called the Gate of David (Bab Nebi Daud)

Arch of the Zion Gate - In Arabic it is called the Gate of David (Bab Nebi Daud)

Zion Gate bears the bullet marks of 1948 War

Zion Gate bears the bullet marks of 1948 War

Prophet David's tomb is very close to this gate

Prophet David's tomb is very close to this gate

Dung Gate seen from outside - unsual name of this gate - unusual name of this gate derives from the refuse dumped here in antiquity

Dung Gate seen from outside - unsual name of this gate - unusual name of this gate derives from the refuse dumped here in antiquity

A bus passing under the arch of Dung Gate

A bus passing under the arch of Dung Gate

This gate leads directly to the Western Wall and it gives access to tourists to Temple Mount

This gate leads directly to the Western Wall and it gives access to tourists to Temple Mount

Arch of the Dung Gate - in the background screeing station can be seen

Arch of the Dung Gate - in the background screeing station can be seen

Secuty beside the Dung Gate - this gate is popular with tourists and lots of buses were parked outside

Secuty beside the Dung Gate - this gate is popular with tourists and lots of buses were parked outside

The Golden Gate which is also called the Door of Mercy (Bab al-Rahma)

The Golden Gate which is also called the Door of Mercy (Bab al-Rahma)

The Golden Gate and the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

The Golden Gate and the Bab al-Rahma Cemetery

This gate is closed more than 1,000 years - It is believed that the Messiah (Jesus) will enter through this gate

This gate is closed more than 1,000 years - It is believed that the Messiah (Jesus) will enter through this gate

It is also called the Eastern Gate and it faces the Mount of Olives

It is also called the Eastern Gate and it faces the Mount of Olives