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The American Colony

Tel Aviv, Israel
+972 54-592-3656
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Go see the Maine Friendship House

This is a nice place to stop by en route to Jaffa from the Old Train Station. If you can go on... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Jake F
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London, United Kingdom
Not in the way, but we was there

We saw three nice American Buildings in this place, but it is not promoted enough area, perhaps... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
SakinWorld
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Iasi, Romania
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a nice place to stop by en route to Jaffa from the Old Train Station. If you can go on Saturday or Sunday when the Maine Friendship House is open for guided tours. This is a house built by the Americans who came...More

4  Thank Jake F
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

We saw three nice American Buildings in this place, but it is not promoted enough area, perhaps because of their proximity to a lot of car workshops.

1  Thank SakinWorld
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Reviewed 27 December 2016

This place is not only about the American. You may find the Emanuel Lutheran church and some old building that were renovated lately. From Here you may go down to the street around the "Gesher" theater and find nice local Coffey places and restaurant. It...More

2  Thank gsv516
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Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We struggled to find the American and German Quarter as the Street markings where not very good. There are also no signs indicating to the area. However when we did find it and the area was intreserting on what we could see. The area is...More

1  Thank MoccaJava
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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.

1  Thank אורן ש
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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.

Thank RachelJ67
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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

Thank nico o
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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.

Thank Ilya Z
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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...More

1  Thank MLaibowitzNoach
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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...More

1  Thank Horn_Dina
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