St Peter's Church And Monastery

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St Peter's Church And Monastery
When visiting this area, you will come across several statues of Napoleon, who killed all the inhabitants of Jaffa in 1799. It is believed that St. Peter's Church and Monastry is built over the spot where Napoleon camped. The inside of the church is dominated by a painting of St. Peter, has beautiful stained glass windows, and architecture with a strong European influence, including marble walls. To accommodate the many international visitors, the church celebrates mass in many different languages - English, German, Italian, Polish and Spanish. It is open to the public daily and a timetable of the masses is available at the church.

Location: In the Old City of Jaffa.

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Jaffa Market (Shuk Hapishpeshim)

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Jaffa Market (Shuk Hapishpeshim)
This flea market is the place for bargain hunting. From antiques to Persian carpets, from magnificent Indian silks to brass candlesticks to kitchen utensils, you'll find an assortment of items to compliment your home. Be it decorative or functional, this is the market to visit for that special treasure. Remember to include it in your itinerary.

Location: Just off Yefet Street

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The Clock Tower

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The Clock Tower
The Clock Tower located in the central square of Jaffa, stands an impressive three stories tall. It was built in 1906 to celebrate the 30 year's reign of the Ottoman Sultan Abd al-Hamid II. The tower was renovating in May 2006, and retains much of its original beauty. It is situated in a paved, open plaza and was one of the first sights of those coming in from the sea.

Location: In the main square in Jaffa.

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The Old City Of Jaffa

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The Old City Of Jaffa
This is one of the most visited places in Israel by tourists. History tells us that Jaffa was occupied by many different conquering nations, but today, this charming and unique port, is part of modern Tel Aviv. There are narrow, winding alleyways between the beautiful stone buildings, which house modern art galleries, handmade jewellery shops and various arts and crafts stores. You can take a walk down to the fishermen's harbor, and enjoy a delicious platter of seafood or local cuisine at the restaurants and cafes. Or you may wish to visit the marina at the port, and enjoy any of the daily where trips out to sea, and watch the sun set over Tel Aviv/Jaffa. There are several Christian churches where visitors can partake in services. Information about events taking place is available at the Visitor's Center. There is also a free guided tour in English.

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The Carmel Market

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The Carmel Market Tel Aviv
The Carmel Market is the main "shuk" or marketplace in Tel Aviv. From the clothing stores at the Allenby Street entrance, through the endless stalls of fresh produce, dried fruits, fabrics and carpets, you will be amazed at the array of goods sold. The vendors will excitedly vie with each other to offer the lowest prices, and you are expected to bargain. You'll want to set aside several hours to experience the vibes of this Middle Eastern market.

Location: Allenby Street.

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