Ramses II's Gate Garden, Tel Aviv

Ramses II's Gate Garden, Tel Aviv

Standing on the site of an ancient Egyptian fort, this gateway from the time of Egyptian ruler Ramses II (1400-1200 BC) has been restored from the archaeological site, remaining along with many artifacts of various invaders to the area. The local garrison once guarded the gate and the port, which were a means of control of the Egyptians over Canaan.

In short, this is the place to appreciate the immense history lying behind Old Jaffa. Despite being just one artifact within an archeological context, the cultural meaning is huge. It is, hence, very appropriate to stop by and pay some respect here on your way to/from the HaPisga (Summit) Garden.

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Sight Name: Ramses II's Gate Garden
Sight Location: Tel Aviv, Israel (See walking tours in Tel Aviv)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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