Jaffa Port

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Coordinates: 32°3′5.95″N 34°44′58.62″E / 32.0516528°N 34.7496167°E / 32.0516528; 34.7496167

The port in the 19th century
The port today

Jaffa Port is an ancient port in Old Jaffa, Israel. The port has history from the time of the Bible until the 20th century. In 1936 the Tel Aviv Port was opened on the mouth of the Yarkon River to replace Jaffa Port. In 1965 the Ashdod Port next to Lakish River and was built to replace the ports at Jaffa and Tel Aviv. In the 2000s, the port area was renovated and become an area of commercial and recreation for tourists and visitors.

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