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Jaffa Old City

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All reviews flea market tel aviv art galleries narrow streets port city clock tower lots of history walk around nice walk mediterranean sea great place to visit free tour hummus walking tour restaurants jonah church
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Was really busy and we were on a bike, so people dilly dallying weren’t the best for us, but the views were very scenenic.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of walking, very interesting tour, saw lots of old buildings, the clock tour in the middle of the town was built so people could know the time to make the train ride to Jerusalem

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MendelKaplan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice winter Friday (Jewish Saturday to westerners) morning was great for being on the harbor. Great place for Christians to visit the ancient port where several significant biblical events occurred. Just a few blocks from the harbor, many shops, restaurants, bars, and the famous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Timothy H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a visit to Jaffa on our second day in Israel, & being hosted by friends with local knowledge was a bonus. It's a gorgeously restored old port town, now part of Tel Aviv, full of history, atmosphere, art, good food with a friendly...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AnnaKP22
Reviewed 5 days ago

Jaffe is a true historic city that has been held by many. it is always interesting and today home to some of TLV's priciest real estate, cute shops, open markets, coffee spots and night life. did i mention night life? i just wen to such...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RWdenver98
Reviewed 5 days ago

Jaffa is a wonderful part of the city of Tel Aviv with a historical background very rich for Muslims, Jews as well as Christians. It was an amazing experience visiting this old part of the city with my teenagers.I would recommend for any person who...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Laura P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

it was a nice place, old culture and houses. we liked walking around the neighborhood and it had a nice view of the ocean too

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank philipserupt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So cool during both the night and the day, go look around all the parts, its very interesting.. especially the Jewish and the Armenian quarter, the Christian and Muslim are actually quite similar because of the extended bazar. While the Jewish and Armenian have a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank martinab381
Reviewed 1 week ago

We obtained a bright color tourist map from our hotel concierge and walked Old Jaffa. We had read a guide book, and thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour. This town is on the Mediterranean, and it was a 3/4 mile walk from our hotel. Just beautiful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fairgirl59
Reviewed 1 week ago

wonderfully restored buildings gives the feeling of walking 5000 years ago. great places to enjoy a good meal and drink by the water.

Date of experience: January 2019
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January 14, 2019|
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Response from TheShis | Reviewed this property |
‫It varies from gallery to gallery. Some will be open, some will stay close in Saturday. But if you stroll in the area, you are bound to find enough to keep you happy through the evening. Enjoy! :)‬
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October 11, 2018|
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Absolutely. I prefer March as April can get already hot. But most tourist prefer it a bit warmer. Anyway, any time except July and August is great for visiting this great city. summer months are.reall only if. you are a... More
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The easiest and fastest way to go is downloading the “gett” app, is exactly like the Israeli Uber... no other way around it!!
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Enormously helpful for Christian pilgrims coming for Holy Week. Thank you for posting, Moti. Douglas Duckett
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&lt;&lt;3. Since we love hiking, what is the best half-day hike nearby that you would recommend?&gt;&gt; A half-day hike, including getting there and back? I'm a big hiker, but I'm inclined to say that you shouldn't bother given your limited time in Israel. Most of the good hiking is in the north (2-3 hours from J'lem/TLV) or the south (2+ hours away). The hiking close to the Center (TLV/J'lem) is really not that remarkable. For example, you could hike in the Jerusalem Mountains -- look...More
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Response fromLWesley|
I have tried impala, but never camel...hmmm...maybe on my upcoming trip. I'm leaving in 4 days!!!!