Travel to Tel Aviv
Stretching along the magnificent Mediterranean Sea, Tel Aviv is Israel largest city in the country. It is a exciting city with entertainment, shopping, markets, culture and arts with a unique atmosphere of excitement in the day and famous for night life.
Tel Aviv was recently founded not too long ago in 1909 and was built on the sand dunes north to the ancient port city of Jaffa.
In 2003 UNESCO, the United National Educational, Scientific and cultural Organization, pronounced “The White City” and area located between Allenby Street in the south and Ibn Givrol in the east, the Yarkon River in the north and the Mediterranean Sea in the West, as a World Cultural Heritage Site. By this endorsement, the world recognized the excellent architectural qualities of the building & streets of Tel Aviv witch were designed by Jewish architects, who were schooled and had studied in Europe before immigrating to Palestine, which after became the State of Israel.
Things to See & Do on a Tel Aviv on your Israel tour package:
Architecture enthusiast should walk around the streets of Tel Aviv to discover just why the White City is a world heritage site featuring over 1,000 Bauhaus buildings.
See the Nachalat Binyamin Art and Craft Market which is next to the colorful Camel Fruit Market, with street theatre, artists, and interesting palm readers.
The Nece Tzedek neighborhood was the first Jewish neighborhood to be built outside of Jaffa at the beginning of 1887-22 years before the establishment Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin, at the Tel Aviv Municipality Building. Some of the graffiti, written on the night of assassination, are displayed at this location. The Yehoshua Gardens at located on the bank of the Yarkon River offering plenty of recreational facilities for the whole family including tropical gardens, Bird Park and Water Park that open summer time opposite the Park is one of Israel’s largest fun fairs. For a great view of Tel Aviv, go to the Azrieli observatory rising 49 floors over the city.
Tel Aviv Israel Museums
You will see in Tel Aviv 3 of Israel’s biggest museums offering contemporary and classical art to archaeology, history & sciences.
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art shows permanent and changing collections and exhibitions year around. The Museums show some of the best of Israeli art and sculpture as well as European impressionism and post impressionism art and European and American art of the 20th century can be found in the Tel Aviv Museum. The Eretz Israel Museum (the Land of Israel Museum) is actually a very large collection of museums in one location. Visit the glass museum, the museum of ceramics, coins and copper. The Planetarium is also located in the grounds.
The Jewish Diaspora Museum (beit Hatefusoth) situated in the grounds of Tel Aviv University is the first museum devoted to the history of the Jewish culture and Israelis. The permanent exhibition shows the visitor on their israel holyland tour of the story of the Jewish nation in the Diaspora by means of drawings, video clips, movies, and much more. Independence hall Museum, on May 14th, 1948 David Ben Gurin read here Israel’s Declaration of Independence. The hall where it happened looks exactly as it did in 1948. There are other small museums around the Tel Aviv including Ben Gurion House, the Rubin Museum, the Palmach Museum.