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Experience the magic of Christmas and Hanukkah in Jaffa, Israel

Explore the ancient city of Jaffa during the holiday season. In December, Jaffa's main square is decorated in celebration of both Christmas and Hanukkah. We will begin our tour at the picturesque promenade leading to St.Peter's Church. You will see the statue of the whale while you will learn about the Biblical story of Jonah. You will see some important churches and Christian institutions, such as the Tabitha school.

From Jaffa
Online Experience
1 Hour
Middle East
Upto 10 people
English, German, Hebrew
Highlights
  • See the St. Peter's Church
  • Marvel through the flea market of Jaffa
  • Enjoy the Christmas and Hanukkah decorations
Description

Explore the ancient city of Jaffa during the holiday season. In December, Jaffa's main square is decorated in celebration of both Christmas and Hanukkah. We will begin our tour at the picturesque promenade leading to St. Peter's Church. You will see the statue of the whale while you will learn about the Biblical story of Jonah. You will see some important churches and Christian institutions, such as the Tabitha school. You will also see a former pilgrim hostel from the 19th century that has been recently converted into a hotel. We will also walk through a flea market  and end our tour at Clock Tower Square, decorated with a big Christmas tree and Hanukkah menorah.

Instructions
  • Please have a good internet connection and Zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • Please sign in to the Zoom app five minutes prior to the beginning of the experience
  • This tour involves walking to various places, at times the internet connection may be weak. However, we will attempt to minimise such disruptions
  • You can book this tour as a private tour for 110 USD and invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
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Heiko Sieger - Immigrated at the age of 22. His professional career in Israel started as a waiter in a restaurant and led him to become Vice President of Sales for a high-tech company. In between, he has been a translator, copy-writer, and advertising representative for international media. He met some of the most influential figures in Israeli life through his work, including politicians, novelists, industrialists, bankers, scientists, and even Nobel prize laureates. He loves to show visitors around Israel. Eventually, he studied and became a licensed tour guide in 2014. Since then, he's doing both group tours and private and VIP tours throughout the country.


Anahid Boldt - Anahid is 34 years old, graduated from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem with a history and classical music degree. Because of her love of history and culture, she studied to become a licensed Tour Guide. She feels fortunate to be working as a Tour Guide in the Holyland. What she loves most about her job is uncovering the history of this ancient land, exploring the rich local culture and discovering its essence.

From USD 110 / Group
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.