Jaffa Clock Tower, Tel Aviv

Jaffa Clock Tower, Tel Aviv (must see)

One of the most fascinating tourist attractions in Tel Aviv, this clock tower anchors a busy square that practically any visitor to Jaffa will walk through. Since 1903, it marks the central point of Jaffa, surrounded by historical buildings, a beautiful beach, the flea market and many cool shops, galleries, restaurants and more – a great area to explore.

While not itself a most impressive monument, the clock tower is very prominent, having kickstarted the construction of more than a hundred similar structures throughout the Ottoman Empire. It has a total of four clocks, two of which show time in Israel and the other two in Europe. In the year 2001, as part of the renovation plan of the entire square, the tower was also renovated, and a small Russian-style turret now adorns its top.

Why You Should Visit:
It stands in a vibrant, busy area. It is ancient and authentic. It tells you the time.
Not very impressive compared to Big Ben, but not bad compared to other towers.

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Jaffa Clock Tower on Map

Sight Name: Jaffa Clock Tower
Sight Location: Tel Aviv, Israel (See walking tours in Tel Aviv)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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