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Half a day tour to GM executive guests, February 26, 2015

jaffa6Hi Yael.

Following our conversation, Here is a proposed afternoon tour of Jaffa and Tel-Aviv.

We start the with a stroll in the alleys of old Jaffa , a continuously inhabited site since Canaanite times (more then 4000 years old!).

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jaffa orange treeWe first appreciate “floating orange tree” sculpture, and then make our way between sandstone built houses from Ottoman times, and several art and crafts galleries.

Descending towards the port, we pass by the traditional site of the “vision of Peter” at the House of Simon the Tanner (Acts 10).

tel aviv from jaffaAt the port we can discuss its history, and contemplate over the mythological story while viewing the “Rock of Andromeda“.

Returning to the main plaza of Jaffa, we could visit the Franciscan St. Peter’s Church , and the renewed local visitors center (Kikar Kedumim  ).

jaffa-clock-towerWe then proceed by car and drive along  Neve Tzedek , the first Jewish colony outside of Jaffa, and on to Rothschild Boulevard  – the heart of Tel-Aviv . We appreciate the local diverse architecture, and especially the historical site –  “Independence hall”  . We end passing by visit Rabin Assasination site ,

Ready for dinner, we can dine on Rothschild Boulevard , at Hatachana – Jaffa Railway Station  or in the Flea Market .