It is also prudent to explore during the day, though the views of many of the sites -- when you know how to find them -- are often best at night.Just inside Jaffa Gate, on the left beyond the Tourist Information Office, is a small enclosure with two graves nearly hidden beneath the trees.While the land was conquered and changed hands countless of times over history, the Jewish population remained faithful to their religion and customs.The central city was Samarkand, was a central hub for Jewish merchants during the Silk Road era.A great way to visit the Old City is simply to wander through the labyrinthine paths and let yourself get lost.For safety reasons, it's best not to travel alone and to be careful about wandering beyond the main thoroughfares of the Muslim Quarter.It was announced in August 2014 that the Old City was going to have some work done to make the city more accessable to handicap patrons.
Entering through the Jaffa Gate and traveling to David Street places the Christian Quarter on the left.
On the right, as you continue down David Street, you'll enter the Armenian Quarter.
To the left of Jews Street is the Muslim Quarter, and, to the right, is the Jewish Quarter.
Stephen's], Herod’s, Damascus [Shechem] and New). One of the closed gates is the Golden Gate, located above ground level and below the Temple Mount. According to Jewish tradition, when the Messiah comes, he will enter Jerusalem through this gate.
To prevent him from coming, the Muslims sealed the gate during the rule of Suleiman.