Home : Complete Site List : Search : What's New? : Permission to Use : Contact Us

Staircase Leading to Double Gate

< Prev | 1 of 17 | Next >
Staircase Leading to Double Gate
Click Photo for Larger Version
Please read before you download

Images and/or text from holylandphotos.org are NOT TO BE USED ON OTHER WEB SITES, NOR COMMERCIALLY, without special permission. To request permission contact us at holylandphotos@gmail.com.

Photo Comments

View looking east.  The rough portions (the middle right portion of the image) are original. Thirty steps have been uncovered. The staircase itself is about 200 feet wide.  The staircase leads up to the Double Gate.

The staircase was certainly being used during the New Testament period - and trod upon by Jewish worshipers, including Jesus and his disciples.

The southern wall of the Temple Mount runs from left to right (west to east). The Mount of Olives is visible in the upper right portion of the image.