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Bab El-Khalil (Jaffa Gate) - Was built in 1538 and it faces onto the road that leads to Hebron. The Arabs therefore call it Bab El-Khalil.
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Bab El-Khalil

Bab El-Khalil was built in 1538 and it faces onto the road that leads to Hebron. The Arabs therefore call it Bab El-Khalil, which could also mean "Gate of the Friend." It was called Jaffa Gate in the last century because it opens onto the road to the coastal town of the same name.

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Bab El-Khalil: Jaffa Gate