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Joppa (Jaffa - Yafo) Biblical Overview! Jonah, Simon the Tanner, Apostle Peter, Israel Seaport von HolyLandSite   1 year ago


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See all the sites and a biblical tour all that happened in Joppa, Israel, also called Jaffa or Yafo. The Prophet Jonah sailed from here, logs came from Lebanon to Joppa to build the second temple in Jerusalem, Dorcas was raised from the dead here, Peter received a vision to take the gospel to the Gentiles in Caesarea here, plus much more.
1. Joppa (Jaffa or Yafo), is one of the oldest port cities in the land of Israel and the Mediterranean area.
2. It is located on a hill and has a strategic location on the crossroads of Israel, and the main travel routes linking Africa with Asia and Europe. This travel route was called the “Via Maris.”
3. Joppa is located about 45 miles (72 km.) west of Jerusalem.
Historical Background
1. Legend holds that the founder of Joppa (also called Jaffa) was Japheth, one of Noah’s sons.
2. Joppa was inhabited by the Canaanites, the Egyptians, the Israelites, the Greeks, Romans, and continuing until modern times.
3. Joppa was the main seaport and entry gate to Israel for thousands of years until just before the time of Christ when Herod the Great built another seaport at Caesarea, about 35 miles (56 km.) north of Joppa.
Places of Interest
1. Simon the Tanner's House
2. Egyptian fortress built by Ramses II, in about 1250 BC.
3. Tel Joppa (Jaffa, Yafo)
4. St. Peter's Monastery
5. Old City Joppa
6. Abrasha Park
7. The Suspended Orange Tree
8. Old Sea Port
9. Beach by Joppa
10. Llana Goor Museum
12. Jaffa Museum