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Top 10 Israel, Sinai, and Petra by DK Publishing

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Jaffa

Adjoining the southern edge of Tel Aviv but a world away in atmosphere, Jaffa is best reached by strolling along the waterfront promenade. One of the oldest ports in the world, it served as the entry point into Palestine for the first Christian pilgrims and Jewish immigrants but lost much of its importance with the expansion of Tel Aviv in the 1920s. The Ottoman-era architecture and mosques are now being restored, the port’s warehouses are morphing into fashionable hangouts, and the process of gentrification is well underway.prac_infoVisitors’ Center • Kedumim Sq. • Open Mar–Nov: 9am–8pm Sun–Thu & Sat, 9am–5pm Fri; Dec–Feb: 9am–5pm Sun–Thu & Sat, 9am–3pm ...

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