Let's visit Tel Aviv the city that never sleeps.
The visitor that comes for the first time, or those returning after some time, are amazingly surprised with the progress and lively atmosphere of this modern city. The name meaning "Spring Hill" is spelled also Tel-Aviv or even with the short code of TLV.
The Azrieli Towers a symbol of Tel Aviv
A huge Metropolitan Area of three million people
The city just celebrated its 100th Anniversary. It was founded in 1909 north of the old city of Jaffa or Joppa in the Bible.
Tel Aviv-Yaffo itself is the second largest city in Israel after Jerusalem. It may be only an hour away but it may as well be a thousand years away culturally, socially and religiously.
The visionaries that first built the city never could have imagined that in just 100 years it will become such a huge and important one.
Satellite view of the Metropolitan area of Tel Aviv
The city is the center of Gush Dan a mole of many cities around it and with no boundaries to differentiate them, it is a metropolitan area with a population of more than three million people.
If what you want is partying on the shores of a real Mediterranean city, Tel Aviv is your place. It is not the capital of Israel as many think, but is the capital of dining, entertainment and nightlife.
In the evening you may sit on an outdoor Paris style café and enjoy your Cappuccino or Café Hafuch as it is called in Israel and at the same time watch the beach-goers, joggers and dog walkers.
It is by far Israel’s financial capital. The Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange operates here and it is home to many of the big companies of Israeli and foreign origin.
Most countries sadly do not recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital therefore most or almost all foreign embassies are located in Tel-Aviv Israel or its suburbs.
Gorgeous Mediterranean Beaches of Tel Aviv
Among the many attractions featured in this site you may find:
They are many beaches on the coast of Tel-Aviv Israel. They are sometimes so busy that it is difficult to find a place to put your towel or chair and relax.
Locals come from the cities inland to the shores of Tel-Aviv where they find parties, young company and all kind of attractions.
In English “The Station” is the Old Jaffa Railway Station converted into a world of restaurants, cafes and stores. This is definitely the place to see and be seen in Tel-Aviv.
The city features the Bauhaus Architecture and is therefore called the “White City”. It was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage site because it hosts the largest concentration of Modern style buildings in the world.
The White city is not only food and party is home to TLV University one of the leading institutions of High Education in the country.
In Hebrew Beth Hatefutzot is a place to visit for hours and then come back for more to keep looking around so much information about the Jewish People. The Museum founded by Nahum Goldman is in reality the Museum of the Jewish People.
Performing Arts Center interior in Tel Aviv
The Performing Arts Center presents during the year performances by the Israeli Ballet and the New Israel Opera Company. They also invite special performances by companies from around the world and hold international festivals.
This museum, located in North Tel-Aviv exhibits collections in the fields of Judaica and Archaeology of the Land of Israel.
The indisputable Founding Father of Israel left his house to the State and all the items belonging to him and his beloved wife Paula. Here you many have a closer look at his private and public life.
It is located at Tel-Aviv University hosts collections of national history collected over the years since the founding of the state.
The Old Jaffa Train Station Hatachana now an entertainment center
Things to see in this great city
Tel-Aviv’s sister city, also known as Old Jaffa, is totally different. Its narrow streets are full of art galleries, tourist stores and fine restaurants.
The Old Port of Tel-Aviv was recently refurbished and is today the center of nightlife and dining in the city. It is just unbelievable.
Arriving to Tel-Aviv from the airport or from Jerusalem via the Ayalon Expressway is an unbelievable sight. The city that was a small town just 50 years ago has now a Manhattan like skyline that may be standard for other visitors but for me is just mind-boggling.
From Tel Aviv go to Bauhaus Architecture
Go to Carmel Market
Go to Neve Tzedek
Go to Old Yafo
Go to Rabin Center
Go to Sarona Tel Aviv
Go to Tel Aviv Attractions
Go to Tel Aviv Beaches
Go to Tel Aviv Museums
Go to Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Go to Tel Aviv Promenade
Go to Tel Aviv Restaurants
Go to Tel Aviv Shopping
Tel Aviv University
Go to Tel Aviv Yafo 2030
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