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Address: Tel Aviv, Israel
Phone Number: +972 54-592-3656

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A small piece New England in Jaffa

Go back in time to 1866. See how the special relationships between the Israel and the USA were born.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Go back in time to 1866. See how the special relationships between the Israel and the USA were born.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Try to imagine a group of people sailing for weeks to an unknown place. Walk through the American Colony and visit the Maine Friendship House and learn all about it.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

American Colony is a jewel in the heart of tel aviv Vizit the museum at Emanuel House and the church of Emmanuel

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

Great place for 1-hour walk near Neve Tzedek, beautiful old houses, museum of the colony and church. Very romantic and pleasant place.

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Woerden, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

By chance we chose this little section of Tel Aviv to be our 'home' for a week. And as it has been mentioned by previous reviewers: even born Tel Aviv'- nicks may not know about the existence, though have passed by sometimes daily....as in my immediate family circle. We stayed at the American Colony Apartments, gorgeous place by the way,... More 

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Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2013

Surprisingly, even though this place exists since the 19th century, most veteran Tel-Avivis don't know this place or haven't visited it, albeit the proximity to the extremely popular Florentine neighborhood. It's a very small block that houses many beautiful buildings, some preserved some not, that are a rarity in the Tel-Aviv landscape. If you plan to go to Florentine, Jaffa... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

This newly gentrifying section of Tel Aviv has a unique history--American Christians came here mid-century with their wooden homes on board ship and settled in the middle of the dunes to prepare the Holy Land for the return of the Jews. Even Peter Ustinov's uncle had a home here...it's an amazing bit of history that nearly no one knows...worth viewing... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2013

Beautiful architecture. Surprisingly quiet in the middle of the city. Nice to walk ther and absorb the atmosphere

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2012

having good memory out there - I may look again just to assure this post is still valid as good enough

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Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012

Very few timber houses from the late 19th century have survived in Israel. This is one of them. It has an interesting story that dates back more than a century ago but even if you're not after historical facts, the restored house is beautiful

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