Musrara also known by its Hebrew name, Morasha is a neighborhood in . It is bordered by Meah Shearim and on the north, the Old City on the south and east, and the Russian Compound and Kikar Safra to the west.

Landmarks in the Area

Safra Square is the site of 's city hall. The compound was named for Jacob and Esther Safra, parents of the Lebanese-Jewish philanthropist Edmond J. Photo: Yoninah, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The New Gate is the newest in the walls that surround the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Daniel Baránek, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Monastery of Saint Saviour is a Catholic Franciscan monastery located on 1 Saint Francis Street, east of the in the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Deror avi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The Christian Quarter is one of the four quarters of the walled Old City of , the other three being the Jewish Quarter, the and the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Bab a-Zahara Arabic: باب الساهرة‎ is an Arab neighborhood in , north of the Old City. Photo: Sir kiss, Public domain.

The Muslim Quarter is one of the four quarters of the ancient, walled Old City of Jerusalem.


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