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Old Jaffa Port

Old City, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
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Find Modern Thrills in the World's Oldest Seaport  Tel Aviv  Israel
Jaffa's old and new port Tel Aviv  Israel
The Romantic Alleys of Jaffa  Tel Aviv  Israel
Quiet Back Street in Old Jaffa Tel Aviv  Israel
vacation for a day in Jaffa Tel Aviv  Israel
Find Modern Thrills in the World's Oldest Seaport  Tel Aviv  Israel
Jaffa's old and new port Tel Aviv  Israel
The Romantic Alleys of Jaffa  Tel Aviv  Israel
Quiet Back Street in Old Jaffa Tel Aviv  Israel
vacation for a day in Jaffa Tel Aviv  Israel

Find Modern Thrills in the World's Oldest Seaport

Jaffa, the oldest seaport in the world, is home to a vibrant multiethnic community of Muslims, Christians, and Jews next to Tel Aviv. Archaeology and ancient documents show that Jaffa has been in existence as a port city for more than 4,000 years and is where Jonah (of Jonah and the whale) set off from. Until recently, the port had become derelict, but after major renovations, it now teems with life and culture, from seafood restaurants and organic-coffee cafés to bookstores and theaters. The Old Port (known as Namal Yafo) is also a sort of artist colony, with numerous art galleries and studios. The views are breathtaking, especially at sunset.

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AFAR Local Expert
over 5 years ago

Jaffa's old and new port

Tel Aviv has three beautiful ports. The Jaffa port scenery includes fishermen and their boats, hidden coffee shops and few stores.
A line of warehouses turned into seafood restaurants, art galleries and a huge space that hosts music, Art and cultural activities.

Night and Day scenes are both hectic and enjoyable
AFAR Local Expert
over 5 years ago

The Romantic Alleys of Jaffa

Jaffa is an old city port adjoins to Tel Aviv and it is a mixed city of Arabs and Jews. The legend says that Japheth, the son of Noah, found a pleasant hill overlooking a bay and settled down, naming the place 'Yafo'. This is one of the oldest cities in the world which retained its biblical flavor and myths.
Old Jaffa is built on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It has brick old houses with cobble paths and winding alleys. Imagine walking hand in hand with your partner through these alleys, discovering new corners, courtyards or just life your head up and see the moon shining in the sky.
Dine in one of many restaurants in this area; whether you want to climb up the stairs and have your dinner in a tiny restaurant with 3 tables only watching the sea, or dine alongside the marina in the renewed Jaffa Port.
over 5 years ago

Quiet Back Street in Old Jaffa

For a nice calm break from the modern pace of Tel Aviv, spend some time in Old Jaffa. You can walk along the Mediterranean beach and get here. Some nice little artisan shops can be found in the nooks and crannies.
over 5 years ago

vacation for a day in Jaffa

Sometimes all we need is a short break from daily life. Getting up in the morning and making that day different. I love doing it from time to time. Taking my camera and my family we drove just 50 min from Jerusalem to Jaffa to explore one of the ancient and historic cities. Starting at the Flea Market looking for Antiques and vintage. Lots of interesting photographs, colorful and noisy atmosphere. love markets of all kinds..
Next place ( 5 min. walk). Old Jaffa, walking through the narrow streets, looking at those beautiful houses & churches, stepping inside studios of local artists like Adina Plastalina. Going down towards Jaffa Port -historic moment, one of the ancient ports now renovated fishing port. Lots of restaurants for lunch in this great view...