Damascus - Syria
Eastern Gate (Via Recta)
L'Entree Est (Via Recta)
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The Eastern Gate is one of the eight ancient city gates of Damascus, Syria, and the only original Roman gate still standing. The grand facade of the gate was reconstructed in 1960s.
The Gate of the Sun, as it was known in Roman times, dates back to ca. 200 AD.