Events at Nafoura Restaurant
The Nafoura Restaurant is located inside the old city’s Jaffa Gate adjacent to the old old city wall and in the heart of the christian Quarter,Nafoura sprawls gracefully over almost quarter acre of dining areas with archaeological columns ,gardens and fountains.
The concept behind Nafoura restaurant is to provide a tranquil haven for the visitors of the old city away from the hustle of bazaars .during the nineteenth and early twentieth-Century the area was used as a parking lot for the chariots and later the automobilesthat transported visitors from jaffa and the surrounding villages to Jerusalem. in the early fifties Adel Nshashibi ,turned it into a carpentry workshop .After the death of Mr. Nashashibi the was abandoned for many years until it was taken over to Mr. Michel behnam and Mr. Samir Hawileh in 1997 ,and after two years of hard work it was restored and opened summer 1999.on January 2012 the place was restored again by Samir and Raed Hawileh the present owners .
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