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Damascus Gate Collection

Step into history at Damascus Gate, a captivating entrance to the ancient city of Jerusalem in Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Israel, Jerusalem, View of Old Ciy looking towards Damascus Gate

Israel, Jerusalem, View of Old Ciy looking towards Damascus Gate

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate at dusk, Old City, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jerusalem

Damascus Gate at dusk, Old City, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jerusalem, Israel, Middle East

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem: Damascus Gate; Jaffa Gate (litho)

Jerusalem: Damascus Gate; Jaffa Gate (litho)
6012243 Jerusalem: Damascus Gate; Jaffa Gate (litho) by European School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Damascus Gate; Jaffa Gate)

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Porte De Dagnas A Jerusalem #287, Printed c.1870. Creator: Felix Bonfils

Porte De Dagnas A Jerusalem #287, Printed c.1870. Creator: Felix Bonfils
Porte De Dagnas A Jerusalem #287, Printed c.1870

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: People pass through the Damascus gate in the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem

People pass through the Damascus gate in the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem
Israel, Jerusalem, The Damascus Gate on the north side of the Old City. The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls - UNESCO World Heritage Site

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem - Damascus Gate by F. Perlberg

Jerusalem - Damascus Gate by F. Perlberg
3784647 Jerusalem - Damascus Gate by F. Perlberg; (add.info.: Jerusalem old city. Outside the Damascus Gate. Illustration by Friedrich Perlberg. c.1910); Lebrecht History

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: View in Jerusalem, Damascus Gate (engraving)

View in Jerusalem, Damascus Gate (engraving)
5992523 View in Jerusalem, Damascus Gate (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: View in Jerusalem, Damascus Gate)

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: The Damascus Gate, Jerusalem (engraving)

The Damascus Gate, Jerusalem (engraving)
966720 The Damascus Gate, Jerusalem (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Damascus Gate, Jerusalem)

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: The Damascus gate, Jerusalem

The Damascus gate, Jerusalem
LLM338280 The Damascus gate, Jerusalem by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Damascus gate, Jerusalem)

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate, opening towards Nazareth (b / w photo)

Damascus Gate, opening towards Nazareth (b / w photo)
2791331 Damascus Gate, opening towards Nazareth (b/w photo) by English photographer, (19th century) (after); Private Collection; (add.info.: Damascus Gate, opening towards Nazareth)

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate (colour photo)

Damascus Gate (colour photo)
2775032 Damascus Gate (colour photo) by European Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Damascus Gate)

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: The Damascus Gate, Jerusalem (b / w photo)

The Damascus Gate, Jerusalem (b / w photo)
5993894 The Damascus Gate, Jerusalem (b/w photo) by European Photographer, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: The Damascus Gate, Jerusalem)

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem, the Damascus Gate (engraving)

Jerusalem, the Damascus Gate (engraving)
971476 Jerusalem, the Damascus Gate (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Jerusalem, the Damascus Gate)

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem. Porte de Damas ou des colonnes (Bab-el-Ahmoud), 1860 or later

Jerusalem. Porte de Damas ou des colonnes (Bab-el-Ahmoud), 1860 or later

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem. Porte de Damas (Bab-el-Ahmoud), 1860 or later. Creator: Louis de Clercq

Jerusalem. Porte de Damas (Bab-el-Ahmoud), 1860 or later. Creator: Louis de Clercq
Jerusalem. Porte de Damas (Bab-el-Ahmoud), 1860 or later

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate, Jerusalem, 1842-44. Creator: Joseph Philibert Girault De Prangey

Damascus Gate, Jerusalem, 1842-44. Creator: Joseph Philibert Girault De Prangey
Damascus Gate, Jerusalem, 1842-44

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem, Carriere a la Porte de Damas, 1854. Creator: Auguste Salzmann

Jerusalem, Carriere a la Porte de Damas, 1854. Creator: Auguste Salzmann
Jerusalem, Carriere a la Porte de Damas, 1854

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem, Porte de Damas, Interieur, 1854. Creator: Auguste Salzmann

Jerusalem, Porte de Damas, Interieur, 1854. Creator: Auguste Salzmann
Jerusalem, Porte de Damas, Interieur, 1854

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem, Porte de Damas, Vue exterieure, 1854. Creator: Auguste Salzmann

Jerusalem, Porte de Damas, Vue exterieure, 1854. Creator: Auguste Salzmann
Jerusalem, Porte de Damas, Vue exterieure, 1854

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: The top of the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem

The top of the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem
Israel, Jerusalem, The rampart over the Damascus Gate in the Old City. The Damascus Gate is one of three gates through the north wall of the Old City

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: The Damascus Gate. After a work by Scottish artist David Roberts

The Damascus Gate. After a work by Scottish artist David Roberts, 1796-1864 and Belgian lithographer Louis Haghe, 1806-1885

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate Franciscan convent right 1934 Jerusalem

Damascus Gate Franciscan convent right 1934 Jerusalem
Damascus Gate, showing Franciscan convent to the right. 1934, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: raising siege Jerusalem Troops outside Damascus Gate

raising siege Jerusalem Troops outside Damascus Gate
The raising of the siege of Jerusalem Troops outside the Damascus Gate. taking it easy while waiting for curfew hour at 10 a.m. 1938, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate Arabs wearing kafiyas 1934 Jerusalem

Damascus Gate Arabs wearing kafiyas 1934 Jerusalem
Damascus Gate showing few Arabs wearing kafiyas. 1934, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate 1948 Jerusalem Israel

Damascus Gate 1948 Jerusalem Israel
The Damascus Gate. 1948, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: raising siege Jerusalem Arab crowds entering

raising siege Jerusalem Arab crowds entering
The raising of the siege of Jerusalem Arab crowds entering the Damascus Gate passing British guard with steel helmets & drawn bayonets. 1938, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: raising siege Jerusalem Scene Damascus Gate 1938

raising siege Jerusalem Scene Damascus Gate 1938
The raising of the siege of Jerusalem Scene at Damascus Gate. 1938, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: raising siege Jerusalem Snap immediately curfew hour

raising siege Jerusalem Snap immediately curfew hour
The raising of the siege of Jerusalem Snap taken immediately before curfew hour at the Damascus Gate, showing a nurse on duty. 1938, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Buildings Jerusalem Office buildings Damascus Gate

Buildings Jerusalem Office buildings Damascus Gate
Buildings in Jerusalem Office buildings on Damascus Gate Road (Arab Jerusalem) 1948, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate 1950 Jerusalem Israel

Damascus Gate 1950 Jerusalem Israel
Damascus Gate. 1950, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate entirely closed Friday Sept 16

Damascus Gate entirely closed Friday Sept 16
Damascus Gate entirely closed. Friday Sept. 16, 1938. 1938, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate Orange Market 1950 Jerusalem Israel

Damascus Gate Orange Market 1950 Jerusalem Israel
Damascus Gate (Orange Market). 1950, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate Arab escorted out gate 1938 Jerusalem

Damascus Gate Arab escorted out gate 1938 Jerusalem
Damascus Gate. Arab escorted out through the gate. 1938, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: raising siege Jerusalem Arabs crowding down Damascus Gate

raising siege Jerusalem Arabs crowding down Damascus Gate
The raising of the siege of Jerusalem Arabs crowding down to the Damascus Gate showing building of government offices in background. 1938, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Airplane Jerusalem military force Damascus Gate

Airplane Jerusalem military force Damascus Gate
Airplane over Jerusalem & military force at Damascus Gate seen from roof of Notre Dame building, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate Troops massed opening gates Oct

Damascus Gate Troops massed opening gates Oct
Damascus Gate. Troops massed there after opening gates, Oct. 19, 1938, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: raising siege Jerusalem Squad Red Cross men Health Dept

raising siege Jerusalem Squad Red Cross men Health Dept
The raising of the siege of Jerusalem Squad of Red Cross men of Health Dept, at Damascus Gate waiting for the lifting of curfew. 1938, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Close-up military police raid arms Arabs Damascus Gate

Close-up military police raid arms Arabs Damascus Gate
Close-up of military & police raid for arms on Arabs at Damascus Gate, Sept. 9, 1938. Black Watch officer & troops. 1938, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate front view 1948 Jerusalem Israel

Damascus Gate front view 1948 Jerusalem Israel
Damascus Gate, front view. 1948, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate 1934 Jerusalem Israel

Damascus Gate 1934 Jerusalem Israel
Damascus Gate 1934, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate 1940 Jerusalem Israel

Damascus Gate 1940 Jerusalem Israel
Damascus Gate. 1940, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Clearing city wall buildings Damascus Gate demolished

Clearing city wall buildings Damascus Gate demolished
Clearing around city wall. buildings at Damascus Gate to be demolished. 1936, Jerusalem, Middle East, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate fully opened 1934 Jerusalem Israel

Damascus Gate fully opened 1934 Jerusalem Israel
The Damascus Gate fully opened. 1934, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate Jerusalem 1925 Israel

Damascus Gate Jerusalem 1925 Israel
Damascus Gate, Jerusalem. 1925, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem Olivet tower Italian hospital city wall

Jerusalem Olivet tower Italian hospital city wall
Jerusalem & Olivet from tower of Italian hospital showing more city wall & Damascus Gate. 1934, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Jerusalem Olivet tower Italian Hospital north city

Jerusalem Olivet tower Italian Hospital north city
Jerusalem & Olivet from tower of Italian Hospital showing north city wall & Damascus Gate. 1934, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Damascus Gate environs Garden tomb exterior 1900

Damascus Gate environs Garden tomb exterior 1900
Damascus Gate and environs. Garden tomb, exterior 1900, Jerusalem, Israel

Background imageDamascus Gate Collection: Disturbance 1938 Searching arms Damascus Gate

Disturbance 1938 Searching arms Damascus Gate
Disturbance 1938. Searching for arms at the Damascus Gate. 1938, Jerusalem, Israel




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Step into history at Damascus Gate, a captivating entrance to the ancient city of Jerusalem in Israel. As dusk settles over the UNESCO World Heritage Site, this iconic landmark offers a mesmerizing view of the Old City. Witnessing people pass through its imposing walls is like witnessing centuries unfold before your eyes. Dating back to 1926, it has stood as a symbol of Jerusalem's rich heritage and cultural significance. Engravings and photographs from different eras showcase its timeless allure. Whether it's a black and white photo capturing the gate opening towards Nazareth or a vibrant color image highlighting its grandeur, each frame tells a story. Imagine walking through this historic gateway that once welcomed travelers on their journey to distant lands. It serves as an enduring link between past and present, connecting generations with tales of trade routes and pilgrimages. The intricate engravings depict Jerusalem's bustling streets around Damascus Gate in bygone times – an artistic glimpse into life during those years. One engraving even showcases Bab-el-Ahmoud or Porte de Damas ou des colonnes from 1860 or later, revealing architectural marvels that have fascinated visitors for centuries. Today, Damascus Gate remains not only an entryway but also a testament to resilience amidst changing times. Its towering presence stands tall against modern developments while preserving the essence of Jerusalem's historical charm. Soak up the atmosphere as you approach Damascus Gate – feel the energy pulsating through its arches and witness locals going about their daily lives within these ancient walls. This remarkable site invites you to explore beyond its threshold and discover all that lies within one of humanity's most treasured cities.