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Old Jaffa

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Address: Yefet Street | South Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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January is really a lull period to visit this place

Most of the shops and restaurants were closed which was really disappointing.The local performers were no where to be seen. Especially missed the Israeli Craft Beer shop- The Beer... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Most of the shops and restaurants were closed which was really disappointing.The local performers were no where to be seen. Especially missed the Israeli Craft Beer shop- The Beer Market.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I was positively impressed with Yafo. I found it to be a tourist friendly "town" within Tel Aviv that reminded me of the Old City in Jerusalem or Safed's old city. Lots of things to see and do from shuk, to souvenirs, to art, to eateries, to sightseeing, etc. Be sure to go to the visitors center for a map... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Great walk along the seashore from Tel Aviv city centre in full January sunshine (25 degrees Celsius). Four millenia below you with stormy history - the city passing from hands to hands and ruined every second time. Great museum and art (sculpture) gallery of Ilana Goor and so the climate continues with the flea market and small art galleries around.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Top attraction in Tel Aviv in my mind! Old city on top of the hill overlooking Tel Aviv seaside is just amazing with its Zodiac signs, narrow streets and art objects. Unbelievable atmosphere especially at sunset when shadows overtake the park and buildings.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

First day in Tel Aviv, so walked down to Jaffa, a lovely walk along the promenade, glorious weather in January, and around the old city of Jaffa, very clean, very busy as it was a saturday, had lunch there...found it very interesting, well worth the walk.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed walking around very much. Lots of boutique artist stores. great views. Eating- better walk down towards modern Jaffa and eat with the locals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Lovely Mediterranean port built on a hillside. Worth a half day wandering the tiny streets; the views of the sea are fantastic!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

If you are visiting Tel Aviv, this is a must see. So incredible to walk the winding alleyways and the history of Jaffa is amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We ran away from a tour guide and explored it on our own. Truly beautiful and peaceful, you can grab a fresh croissant from a local bakery and some delicious strong coffee and enjoy it while looking at the sea...Although one "con" - ladies, don't wear short skirts and make up on the streets of Jaffa. Male owners of Jaffa's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I love the history of Old Jaffa and I love the alleyways with the small shops. The shop owners are incredibly friendly and helpful.

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