The Old City of Jaffa, belonging to the bustling Tel Aviv, preserves a fascinating history. Discover it during this walking tour of the Old Town. Plus, it’s free!
Greet your English-speaking guide by the Clock Tower in Old Jaffa. From this Ottoman Empire vestige, embark on a tour by foot to the picturesque Port of Jaffa, on the Mediterranean Sea.
Overlooking the harbor is the beautiful al-Bahr Mosque, meaning The Sea Mosque. Its proximity to the water made it extremely popular among sailors and fishermen.
Continue your free walking tour of Jaffa by discovering St Peter’s Church. Founded in 1654, it is the largest building in Old Jaffa. Then, admire the Jaffa Lighthouse, which offers breathtaking views of the expanse.
As you walk along the quaint streets of the “Bride of Palestine” and admire its most important landmarks, including the New Seray, the House of Simon the Tanner and the Arab-Hebrew Theatre, your licensed guide will reveal incredible stories about one of the oldest inhabited places in the world.
After a 2-hour tour, you will head back to the starting point, not before finding out about the Jaffa Riots and the city’s association with the biblical stories of Jonah and the Whale, among many others.
- Groups of over 6 people may not participate in this free walking tour, but we recommend booking a private tour of Jaffa. Please contact us if you are interested.
- Minors must always be accompanied by an adult. Each adult can be accompanied by a maximum of three adolescents or children.
- You will not visit the interior of any building during this tour, just the exterior.
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
The tour is exclusively in English.
Ministry of Tourism licensed English speaking guide.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Tel Aviv local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
Jaffa Clock Tower
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.