Jerusalem Ramparts Walk

Jerusalem, Israel

The current walls around the Old City of Jerusalem were built in the 16th century. However several earlier structures existed, and the remnants of these were incorporated into the new walls. Today tourists can walk around most of the ramparts (excluding the part that passes the Golden Gate); entrance is at the Jaffa Gate.


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Founded: Mostly 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Israel


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Donella Held (10 months ago)
We stumbled upon this just before we were going to leave the old City because it was too crowded. Glad we did! You get some nice views of the city as you walk along the walls and it's not at all crowded. There is signage to tell you what you're looking at. Very reasonably priced entrance fee. Our young kids loved walking around up there.
Gunnar Weld (10 months ago)
Poor view. Best view from rampart outside paid area (free for all).
Mimi Niasoff (12 months ago)
Desiree Schreiner (2 years ago)
Unique view of Jerusalem walking along the wall.
Asit Rout (2 years ago)
Rampart walk is divided into 2 separate walk north side and south side. South Rampart walk begins at Tower of David beside Jaffa gate and continues around to the South side of the city ending off Zion and dung gate. Plaque are set up along the walk for identification of landmarks with easy explanation in English, Hebrew and Arabic.
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