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The smiling whale” of Old Jaffa

The sculpture "The Smiley Whale" was sculpted by the artist Ilana Goor in 1983. The... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2019
Ra'anana, Israel
Jonah and the whale

The nice statue is a work of Ilana Goor. If you visit her museum it is very close to it. Most... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

The sculpture "The Smiley Whale" was sculpted by the artist Ilana Goor in 1983. The sculptor of Jaffa resident for many years dealt with multidisciplinary art and varied design. The sculpture was placed on Pasteur Street in Old Jaffa. The statue, which stands right next...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

The nice statue is a work of Ilana Goor. If you visit her museum it is very close to it. Most probably you will make a photo. The whale sems to smile.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

Cute little photo-op. I can't help but think that this is a cute commemoration to the biblical Jonah and the Whale:)

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

The Fountain Whale is a sculpture made by Ilana Goor, whose museum is nearby. The whale smiles. It is a reminder of the biblical tale about Jonah.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

The whale))) To tell the truth I can’t say Wow or something like that. Just another fountain. But near this fountain you may find a perfect nicely decorated entrance to the Old Jaffa

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Nice fountain, with a funny arhitecture, but not a top attraction in Jaffa. If you pass by, then sure you stop and take a picture.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed July 8, 2016

Not particularly special, just a concrete whale made into a fountain. The fountain is still working but you can't get up close to it at the moment as the road is being resurfaced.

Date of experience: July 2016
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