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...and this is the Lions' Gate. There's a wiki story on every one of the gates that you could read at your leisure.

"The old walled city, a UNESCO World Heritage site, has been traditionally divided into four quarters, although the names used today—the Armenian, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Quarters—were introduced in the early 19th century. ... In the course of its history, Jerusalem has been destroyed twice, besieged 23 times, attacked 52 times, and captured and recaptured 44 times."
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