Jaffa's Old Town: The Gatekeeper’s Journey (Tel Aviv)

4.85 (26 ratings)
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Explore the ancient streets, the port, and the secret sites of old Jaffa through a one-of-a-kind walking tour

During the tour you will slowly unravel the heroic story of the gatekeeper who is desperately trying to escape the city. You will use your phone to follow clues and solve puzzles in your surroundings while discovering some of Jaffa's most beautiful landmarks. 

You will get to see the skyline of Tel Aviv, learn some fascinating bits of history, and most of all, you'll get to feel the rhythm of the magical Ottoman period in Jaffa.

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  • The game is not timed, so take your time

Places you will visit


It will take you

50-80 mins

You will walk

3290 steps

Total distance

2.5 km


  • Take a Jaffa walk where you visit the clock-tower, the wishing bridge, the ancient streets, and the port.

  • Follow clues and solve riddles in your surroundings.

  • Feel the rhythm of the magical Ottoman Period in Jaffa through the heroic story of the gatekeeper.

  • Visit beautiful spots with the skyline views of Tel Aviv.


The year is 1815. The Ottomans rule the region. You are the gatekeeper: one of the élite guards of the Jaffa walls. You and your beloved camel are back in Jaffa after a long journey on the roads. The smells and the voices are so familiar... It's good to be back. However, from the moment you arrive things start to get strangely complicated...

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27 Mar 2023


28 Jan 2023

Cristian Codrescu

24 Jan 2023

Adam Foley-Comer

23 Dec 2022
what a simple, fun and interesting way to move around and discover Jaffa.

Jeremy Kriger

22 Dec 2022
This was so much fun and a great way to explore Jaffa. We did this with our family, kids aged 5-12.

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  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


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