Visit Jaffa flea Market - do you know how it got this name?
The Jaffa's flea market is full of treasures, including antiques, clothing, antique books, jewelry and much more. Don't be afraid, it's a great place to negotiate with vendors. In Hebrew it is called «Shuk Hapishpeshim» which means the flea market.Why is it called a flea market? It is symbolized old clothes with fleas, as this place sells many clothes and used products (we know that just itch you! But don't worry about it normally without fleas).
The Yafo Market is a flea market selling used furniture and artifacts alongside old electrical equipment, the market has become a magnet for well-designed restaurants and cultural events.
Flea Market Tour - If you want to get a glimpse of the cool flea market, purchase antiques or souvenirs and have something to eat this is your visit. From the clock tower, head south to Olei Zion Street. Turn left and continue straight until you see many antique sellers outdoors.
Wander around and enjoy the youthful atmosphere. There are plenty of good restaurants, pub, cafes in this field, please see our recommendations. However, any restaurant you pick should be great.
The market is adjacent to the clock tower and between the streets Yefet, Yehoda magician, Amiad and Bait easel.
The market is fully accessible without stairs, wheelchairs can stroll freely. Some of the old boutiques have a second floor which may not be accessible to everyone.
Opening hours 9:00 – 17:00 Sunday through Thursday, 9:00-14:00 on Fridays.
You can get here using any type of transport:
|Bird Scooter||As in city center many electronically scooters birds are in the area .Use the app-|
|Bus lines||The most popular is 41. It will take you from and back the main bus station|
|Car||In most hours of the day, you will be able to find parking in the small streets nearby (remember to pay by using an application). The market has a parking lot with parking fees, it is located on the corner between Rabi Pinkhas street and Tanhum street . Alternatively, you may park near Jaffa North Beach and walk for five minutes. On Amiad and Bait Esshel streets three paid parking lots|
|Taxi||Get in a taxi. Local’s tip: use “Gett Taxi” application, even if you see an empty taxi it might not stop for you as it has been booked ahead.|
|Walking||As always, if the weather allows, that is the best option in Tel Aviv|
In the 19th century, the Ottoman ruler reconstructed and upgraded the city which became a central city for pedestrians on the road to Jerusalem, and for trade. This, including the new brand Jaffa orange, that was loaded on ships to France. Using this road, the ships did not return empty, they were loaded with roofs for new construction. That's why you can notice plenty of buildings with old red roofs! A lot of merchant travelers and locals come to the market to buy second hand product.
Shops within walking distance
Walking down Pinkhas Street you will find many trendy boutiques:
- In Rabi Pinkhas Street 3 you will find luxurious clothing from Sabina Musayev. Her clothes have a fancy look with beautiful fabrics. Take a look at the website here:
Do you love your garments only in black and white? It's the perfect place for you to shop:
- On Rabi Pinkhas 4 Street you will find the small and intimate fabric boutique called BRANT which has mainly black and white clothing. (no website)
- You want a dress to cheer you up? Visit Bobo, which is Bourgeois Boehme. A lot of colorful clothes are waiting for you.
Visit their website :
- If you are interested in supporting a local clothing store, visit the Hadas Koldony studio on Rabi Pinkhas 9. She supports slow fashion and her garments are 100% manufactured in Israel. Check her cute website here:
- Looking for comfortable apparel lightweight and comfortable fabrics? Drop by for a visit. Prices are relatively affordable and we are quite sure that you will find something to wear.
On Rabi Pinkhas 16 street. Visit their website here:
After exploring the local boutiques, we'll have something to eat.
Eating next to the Flea
- Their slogan is “Food and Vibe”, and we have to agree about that. There is a large bar table and tables on the streets. A kitchen described as an ottoman with a twist, made by two great chefs Muli Magriso and Arik Darhani although you should visit and fall in love as we have. Visit their Web site and reserve a table:
- Looking for a place with meat and lots of veggie options? The restaurant «Akbar» will serve you tasty food, but it is not just about food. The vibes are amazing here. As well, they have a special COVID-19 menu and a fresh wine and home produce shop. What are you waiting for? Go to Rabi Nahman Street 2 or visit their website to reserve a place:
- Are you seeking Asian food? Chef Or Ginzber organizes a dinner concept restaurant and private events.
- Address Takhum street 6.
Check their menu on their website here: https://selas.co.il/english-menu/
- Finally, a simple recommendation that cannot be ignored,
I hope you like our recommendations, email us if you would like to discover other places. Looking for help to reserve a seat? Send us an e-mail and we would be happy to assist you.