Walk through the ancient stone arches and alleyways of Jaffa Old City for a taste of hybrid Jewish and Arab culture. The city, inhabited as early as 7,500 BCE, served as an ancient port town. Because of its strategic position--you can see views of nearby Tel Aviv from the harbor--the settlement changed hands dozens of times over the centuries. Ancient Egyptians, Philistines, Israelites, Greeks, Romans, and Byzantines all laid claim to the area at some point, followed by the Ottoman and British Empires, whose architectural legacy remains visible throughout the city. At night, stalls in the town's open markets turn into restaurants that spill out onto the sidewalks and alleys. Arrange your visit to Jaffa Old City and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tel Aviv using our Tel Aviv sightseeing planning site .
Tours to Jaffa Old City
Tel Aviv and Jaffa Private Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $638
Duration: 3 to 4 hours
Full-Day Tel Aviv City Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $98
Duration: 8 hours
Jaffa Old City Reviews
TLV e' una citta' molto giovane e viva ma onestamente non si puo' definire bella , una delle poche cose veramente belle e' Old Jaffa non ci metterete piu' di due o tre ore a girarla tutta ma proprio t... more »TLV is a very young and living city but honestly you can't call it beautiful, one of the few really nice things is Old Jaffa you won't take more than two or three hours to turn it all but just all .... but do it
Von Tel Aviv aus kann man einfach zufuss bis nach Jaffa laufen. Es macht Spass, durch die Strassen zu strolchen und die Galerien zu bewundern. more »From Tel Aviv you can easily walk to Jaffa. It's fun to stroll through the streets and admire the galleries.
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