In honor of the Christmas celebrations, the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, in cooperation with the Jaffa Orthodox Scouts, will set up a fire tree at a height of 15 meters in Jaffa’s Clock Tower.
The lighting event will be hosted by Assaf Harel, Deputy Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo.
The pastors of the Christian community in Jaffa will be in attendance as well.
* Tonight, we light the old Jaffa Christmas tree *
The Christmas tree will be lit every night until January 19, 2020.
🗓 December 15, 2019
📍Jaffa’s clock tower
Jaffa is one of the oldest cities in the world and one of the most beautiful places to travel in Tel Aviv – Jaffa and in Israel in general. The Tel Aviv-Jaffa Municipality and the Solomon’s Mission to Jaffa invest considerable efforts in preserving and renewing Jaffa and promoting tourism there.
Jaffa is a tourist attraction from all over the world because of the history that lies between its streets and the rich cultural life it offers. From the flea market, the port and its picturesque alleyways, Jaffa offers entertainment, leisure and entertainment to all its visitors. The Tourism Association operates guided tours and special buses for tourists throughout the city.
About the Clock Square?
The Clock Square served as the center of power in the 19th century, as well as an important economic and transportation center. Around the square and the Azurah were built the Saraya house, the Gate of the Rulers, which led to the Mahmudiya Mosque and other buildings. The clock tower is three stories high, covered with kurkar stone and topped with two clocks.
Today the square serves as a tourist site, restaurant and hotel, and a main passage to the flea market to the east of it and to the Jaffa port to its west.