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St. Stephen's Gate

St. Stephen's Gate

East Jerusalem

Also known in Hebrew as the Lion's Gate - Sha'ar ha-'Arayot, because of the carved lions on the exterior facade, and in Arabic, Bab Sitti Maryam or Mary's Gate as it leads to her tomb in the Valley of Gethsemane, it was the Crusaders who named it St. Stephen's Gate.

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