Jaffa Tourism, Israel

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Jaffa or Yafo (Hebrew: יפו‎‎, ; Arabic: يَافَا‎‎, also called Japho or Joppa), is the southern and oldest part of Tel Aviv-Yafo, an ancient port city in Israel. Jaffa is famous for its association with the biblical stories of Jonah, Solomon and Saint Peter as well as the mythological story of Andromeda and Perseus.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Jaffa in Israel. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Jaffa like a local. After your splendid visit to Jaffa, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Jerusalem. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Jerusalem for its bountiful attractions like Old City, Western Wall, Yad Vashem on your trip to Jaffa. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Atarot Airport. To explore Jaffa, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Jaffa*

  • Pollution Statistics in Jaffa

    Know the pollution level of Jaffa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 38.24 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 45.14 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 26.39 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 29.86 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 29.05 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25.69 (Low)
  • Jaffa: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Jaffa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Jaffa.

    • Burglary and Theft 40.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 28.6 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.15 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 54.84 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 34.27 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 39.92 (Low)
    • Attacks 33.33 (Low)
    • Drug offense 35.4 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 76.2 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 64.4 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 38.51 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.35 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.6 (Moderate)
  • Living in Jaffa - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Jaffa is 148.24 (High)

    • Safety Index 62.25 (High)
    • Climate Index 93.83 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 47.83 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.59 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 83.03 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 74.5 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 21.12 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 94.13 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Jaffa

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Jaffa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.22 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 42.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 75.72 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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