Tel Aviv Tour Sites

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The Palmach Museum

If members of your family balk at the idea of spending time in museums, the innovative Palmach Museum could completely change their minds. Along with the cutting-edge Herzl Museum and Menachem Begin Heritage Museum in Jerusalem, the Palmach Museum offers an immersive role play experience, designed to be experiential rather than passive. The Palmach Museum, […]

Jaffa Flea Market

If you want the true Middle-Eastern shopping experience, head over to the Jaffa Flea Market (“Shuk HaPishpishim” in Hebrew) for the widest variety of one-of-a-kind items that you just won’t find in a shopping mall or a chain store. The best way to enjoy the Jaffa Flea Market is without a list but with a […]

Dizengoff St., Shenken St. & Rothchilde Ave

New York has Fifth Avenue and Broadway. Paris has The Avenue des Champs-Élysées. London has Downing Street and Piccadilly Circus. Jerusalem has Ben Yehuda Street, King George Street and Jaffa Road. And Tel Aviv has Dizengoff Street, Shenken Street and Rothschild Boulevard. Located right in the heart of Tel Aviv, Dizengoff, Shenken and Rothschild are […]

Independence Hall

To visit Tel Aviv’s Independence Hall is to touch the moment that the State of Israel was born.   Imagine that it’s Friday afternoon, May 14, 1948 at 4:00 PM. The hall is overflowing with dignitaries, journalists and leaders of the Jewish people in Palestine. In eight hours, the British government, which has controlled Palestine […]

The Carmel Market

Want to shop where the locals shop? Visit the Carmel Market (Shuk haCarmel) in Tel Aviv. Running along Carmel Street between Magen David Square and Allenby Street and adjacent to the culturally rich Neveh Tzedek quarter, the Carmel Market is the city’s largest and busiest marketplace. The Carmel Market is within easy walking distance to […]

Nachlat Binyamin Arts & Crafts Fair

If your idea of a pleasant afternoon is a street festival with oodles of one-of-a-kind art and handcrafted merchandise, the Nachlat Binyamin Arts and Crafts Fair fits the bill precisely. Operating nearly every Tuesday and Friday since 1987 and located on the paved paths of Nachlat Binyamin Street in one of the oldest neighborhoods in […]

Old Jaffa Port

These days, new immigrants arrive in Israel on airplanes. In times gone by, the Old Jaffa Port, known in Hebrew as Namal Yafo, was the very first view of the Land of Israel for generations of traders, pilgrims and migrants. Even earlier in history, the biblical prophet Jonah is said to have set sail from […]

The Israeli Museum at the Yitzhak Rabin Center

The story of the State of Israel’s development is told thoroughly and compellingly at The Israeli Museum at the Yitzhak Rabin Center. As befits the Rabin Center, the museum also weaves the biography of Yitzchak Rabin himself into the history of the State of Israel. The museum, built in the form of a downward spiral, […]

Neve Tsedek Neighborhood

Among the most charming neighborhoods in Tel Aviv, Neve Tzedek is also the oldest. In the late 19th century, the area was a haven for artists, writers, such as the Nobel Prize-winning author S. Y. Agnon and other intellectuals. Today, Neve Tzedek is a charming haven of bourgeois-bohemian urban living. It began in 1887 as […]

Ilana Goor Museum

Named for the artist whose work is displayed here alongside pieces by creators from around the world, the Ilana Goor Museum is housed in a historic 18th century building in Old Jaffa. Over 500 works of art comprise Goor’s personal collection. The Museum’s building itself has survived many major transformations. Offering a breathtaking view of […]

Experience Israel like a local at the Jaffa Flea Market

There’s nothing as satisfying as experiencing Israel like a local. Take some time away from touring Israel to shop in one of the most colorful and interesting markets in the country. At the Jaffa Flea Market you’ll find every type of product you can dream up. From clothing to Judaica, tiles and jewelry, there is […]

Rabin Square

Rabin Square was originally named Kikar Malchei Yisrael (Kings of Israel Square) and was home to many political demonstrations, rallies and parades. In 1995, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated in the square at the end of a peace rally. The assassination of a prime minister of Israel – for ideological reasons, no less – […]

The Collection House

The Collection House in Tel Aviv houses a permanent exhibit of items used by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) during the 1948 War of Independence and first years after, including a variety of uniforms, weapons, army-issued dishes and cutlery, tanks, and special vehicles. Training programs are available to visitors to look through, as well as […]

Tel Aviv Segway Tours

 Segway tours around Tel Aviv are a great way to participate in an open-air tour of one of Israel’s most famous cities. A Segway tour is a unique experience with all the advantages of a normal motorized tour, but gives you pedestrian access to attractions around the Tel Aviv area, including the Promenade, the Namal, […]

Old Courtyard

 Learn all about the history of the Kibbutz movement at the Old Courtyard Museum at Kibbutz Ein Shemer. Most of the buildings are surrounded by a stone wall and have been restored to their original beauty. There is a stone house that holds the kibbutz’s archives, a weapons exhibit, and a memorial room. Also located […]

Tel Afek National Park

Tel Afek, located in Tel Aviv and adjacent to the Yarkon Park, was built by Herod the Great to honor his father, Antiparis. Prior to Herod, it was a strategic location for Egyptian forces, Philistines, and Israelites during the Bronze Age, and then built up by Herod. It was destroyed by an earthquake in the […]

Tel Gezer National Park

Tel Gezer National Park’s history dates back to biblical times and has been an important location for many historic periods including the Canaanite and Crusader periods. Today, Tel Gezer National Park has become the most excavated site in Israel. A many discoveries here have Biblical significance, including a double cave, nine boundary stones with inscriptions, […]

Kikar Kedumim Visitor Center Jaffa

The Kikar Kedumim Visitor’s Center in Jaffa is an amazing site for visitors who want to take an up-close look at current archaeological excavations, displaying artifacts from the Hellenistic, Roman, and Byzantine eras. Inside the center, visitors can take look at a Corinthian capital marble, jars, tiles, and other interesting finds. You can also watch […]

Eretz Israel Museum

The Eretz Israel Museum in Tel Aviv is a multi-disciplinary museum centering on the culture and history of Israel through a variety of permanent and temporary exhibitions that focus on various topics including local identity, Judaica, folklore, cultural history, traditional crafts, ethnography, anthropology, archaeology, and practical arts. There are all organized into a series of […]

Hagana Museum

The Hagana Museum, or “Beit Eliyahu,” is on the site of Eliyahu Golomb’s home, one of the founders of the Hagana, the pre-state Jewish military force that later became the Israel Defense Force (IDF). The ground floor hosts a biographical display on Golomb’s life. The upper floors of the museum are a permanent exhibit using […]