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Address: Yefet Street | South Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel

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Old Jaffa

Jaffa is located on the shore southern to Tel Aviv. Old Jaffa has amazing historical and archaeological structures, beautiful galleries, interesting museums, old port and a flee... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW

Jaffa is located on the shore southern to Tel Aviv. Old Jaffa has amazing historical and archaeological structures, beautiful galleries, interesting museums, old port and a flee market.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Just loved the history, emotion, markets, stunning historical architecture and people bustling about there business. Walk around, soak up the authentic atmosphere, have some real Israeli food In a small family run restaurant and sit back to watch Jaffa unfold. Highly recommend a half day Jaffa experience! Very safe and wonderful genuine locals. As always bargin hard at the markets... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Jaffa (Yafo) is the original port city that preceded Tel-Aviv. It is rich in historical importance, which is evidenced by the archaeological findings. The Old City retains its charms but is now populated with restaurants and art galleries. Spectacular views of Tel-Aviv are afforded from strategic locations. The hub of the Old City is Kikar Kedumim (Kedumim Square), where the... More 

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Biel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Old Jaffa is definitely worth the walk. Don't hesitate to climb the stairs which will lead you to these little streets packed with artists and painting on the walls. On top you will have the best view on Tel Aviv. You can also buy there the best hummus and the Arab style egg pizza which is delicious.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you go at sunset on a Thursday you will see many brides and grooms getting their wedding photos made. I counted 8 couples when I was last there. That should give you a clue as to how picturesque Old Jaffa is. I had a great time taking pictures of the buildings, wharf, ocean, and locals. This is a must... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Old Jaffa with its artists’ quarter and the old port are a must! The area remains interesting and entertaining and provides the best venue for original local cuisine.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We got to Old Jaffe around midday and spent the first couple of hours exploring the Market. Most stalls selling absolute rubbish but amongst all of that there were shops selling everything from high fashion to second hand furniture. An interesting time there but nothing was bought by us. We then headed up the hill to the Old City where... More 

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Lafayette, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Amazing locale, esp. at night. Walk through the old city and you are walking where people have walked for mellienia. History is all around and the people are lovely. Many biblical as well as historical sites throughout Old Joffa. Take a couple of days if you have time. If not, don't miss the opportunity to walk it at night.

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Half Moon Bay, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

So if you do not have the time to get yourself to Jerusalem on your business trip and want to see some old stuff, go here. There are great places to eat, it is fun to just walk around the 1000 year old steps and go it real shops that are still doing business. Try some of the great restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Take several hours to visit old Jaffa, the renewing Flee Market with many cafés, restaurants and young designer shops (especially recommended on Friday mornings) and Jaffa port with a new market and restaurants If you have small children there is a great park 350m to the south next to the see

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