This Jaffa tour takes you on an enchanting journey through the heart of the city, where history and modern life intersect in surprising ways.
You’ll start at the iconic Clock Square, which encapsulates the rich tapestry of Jaffa's history, from its Ottoman and Turkish roots to its vibrant contemporary culture.
As we wander through the colorful streets and take lots of great pics, we'll delve into the intriguing past of this square and learn just how significant it was over time for several cultures - and still is.
Then we’ll reach the captivating alleyways of Jaffa's harbor and discover the historical impact of the port, and how it helped in shaping the city's heritage and maritime history.
Our next stop will be Giv'at Kedem Hill, where we'll visit the entrance of Saint Peter’s Church, a Franciscan Catholic church tied to the journeys of Jesus. Visitors like exploring beautiful architectural features and immersing themselves in religious and cultural history.
You’ll see the beautiful Zodiac signs Fountain, and the renowned Jaffa Orange Tree hanging in mid-air, and continue through Raamses Gate to the Garden of Pinnacle. This serene oasis atop the hill offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. We'll take a short stroll to this peaceful haven, where you can revel in the tranquility and stunning vistas.
Next, we'll cross the Bridge of Wishes and listen to the fascinating story of Jaffa's renowned clock tower, a symbol of unexpected success and aspiration.
After hours of interesting stories and countless photo-ops, you’ll reach the Jaffa Flea Market - the authentic, beating heart of the city. This cultural kaleidoscope of eclectic stalls offers unique treasures and will be a colorful, perfect ending to this awesome Jaffa walking tour!