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Jaffa Old City

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Address: Jaffa, Tel Aviv 61000, Israel
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Tel Aviv Private Half Day Tour with Walking Tour
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Full-Day Tel Aviv City Tour
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Tel Aviv Old Jaffa Full-Day Tour from Herzliya

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Amazing Walk In a Place Reminiscent of an Era Gone By

Buildings and clock towers in white stone overlooking the sea, souk like ambience in street shops , Curios laced streets , quirky cafe and the Jaffa old city makes an idyllic... read more

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New Delhi, Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Buildings and clock towers in white stone overlooking the sea, souk like ambience in street shops , Curios laced streets , quirky cafe and the Jaffa old city makes an idyllic setting for a lazy afternoon. Women will love the place more than men

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Bodrum City, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Old city is full of colourfull places, such as houses, small Restaurants and charming places. Worth visiting to get a nice impression

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Try going when not too busy so not the weekend.... and you'll be treated to sights, tastes and smells which are unique. Lovely cafès, restaurants, artist quarter and buildings. Nice original gifts and shopping too. A nice antidote to Tel Aviv.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in an apartment in Old Jaffa for most of our Israel trip and loved it. It's such an incredible place to explore. Like taking a step back in time in some parts. Jaffa is easily walkable, though be prepared for lots of stairs in some parts. The buildings are really neat, lots of interesting little shops, a flea... More 

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It's magical place with nice old thinks. We like to eat at Dr shakshka near the big clock plane. Don't miss the bridge of luck.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Old Jaffa lies in stark contrast with modern and vibrant Tel Aviv; this part is old, artsy, full of nice art and jewelry shops hidden on narrow streets. Old Jaffa harbor is also around, and an ideal location for a cozy lunch overlooking the sea. Just try to maintain some shred of discipline in those lovely jewelry shops (which all... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots to see, great eats. Street shows for kids and adults. Wear comfy shoes... walking is involved. Late November and the weather was still "beach appropriate" .

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very historical and special ! I enjoyed learning about the city! It was free- including a taxi ride after to wherever we wanted to go!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can walk to it if you don't mind walking a bit. It has the old feel of the city and has become the enclave of new up and coming artists. The churches in the area are worth the walk alone. Don't forget the hanging orange tree :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Jaffa Old City is a quaint, quirky part of Tel Aviv, full of interesting stores and eateries. Local artists and crafts people have set up stores, focusing on idiosyncratic Israeli designs of clothes, shoes, jewelry and a lot more. It is not an extensive area but because there are so many little shops, it offers a great place for browsing... More 

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