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“History of early and pre-Tel Aviv right behind the urban sprawl”

The American Colony
Reviewed September 17, 2012

Behind and among the urban sprawl of Jaffa-Tel Aviv lies a small neighborhood redolant of the 19th anf early 2oth century. Most people don't know that there was an American Colony right outside of Jaffa. Definitely worth a visit, but come prepared with a good guide, or do your homework.

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Reviewed July 19, 2012

Place with a good story and a special
Going far away the country's history.
Founding State - Herzl lived here when he got here in 1902

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Reviewed June 1, 2012

Historic, interesting. Don't know about it as a hotel though.

1  Thank Eli G
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Reviewed March 7, 2012

can you believe that already in 1856 a group of American christian pilgrims decided to come and built a neighborhood outside of the city of Jaffo. Tel Aviv was not yet invented. They have brought with them, American timber to built the houses for their community.
The last community member left left the holy land and the settlement,about ten years later. The German temple Society bought the houses and started a new German Colony near Jaffo. Today the area is under renovation, partially renovated houses, and still you can see the unique beauty of the area.

1  Thank Israeltourguide
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Reviewed February 11, 2012

Very special buildings and neighbourhood.
Unique in the Tel Avivian view.

1  Thank Ation
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