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Tel Aviv Travel Guide

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Plan Your Tel Aviv Vacation

Tel Aviv, Israel's ever-growing metropolis, would be unrecognizable to its founders, a small group of Jewish immigrant families in what was then Ottoman-ruled Palestine. A skyline of shimmering skyscrapers has replaced the towering sand dunes of just over a century ago. The city is now known for its boxy Bauhaus apartment buildings, theaters, and concert halls, as well as its legions

of sidewalk cafés that host overflowing crowds every night of the week.

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Updated 1/20/2014

Top Reasons To Go

  1. Exploring the neighborhoods Check out Neveh Tzedek's pastel-colored homes and boutiques, Jaffa's jumble of a flea market, Tel Aviv Port's undulating boardwalk, and Florentine's urban hipster feel.
  2. Mediterranean beaches Hit the sand, walk along the promenade, or watch the sun dip into the Mediterranean with the locals in the evening.
  3. Bauhaus architecture Tel Aviv is also known as "The White City" because it is home to the largest concentration of Bauhaus architecture in the world. Explore it on a walking tour.
  4. Nahalat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall Stalls of this twice-weekly street fair offer a range of handmade crafts from pottery to jewelry at reasonable prices.
  5. Israel's best modern cuisine Inventive chefs have put the city on the gastronomic map—all good news for the hungry traveling gourmet.

When To Go

When to Go

Tel Aviv's mild Mediterranean climate means that any time is a good time to visit. Nevertheless, midday summer temperatures in the 90s may mean choos...

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