Main Tourist Attractions in the City
The White City
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Israel’s largest museum, emphasizing Jewish fine arts, has European art from the 16th to the 19th centuries including paintings of famed artists including Renoir, Monet, Van Gogh, Matisse, and Picasso.
Tel Aviv-Jaffa Promenade
This bustling promenade extends along the beach between Jaffa in the south to Tel Baruch in the north. It offers great people-watching and photo-ops with a backdrop of sea, sand and gorgeous Mediterranean sunsets. Cafes and restaurants dot the central part of the promenade along Herbert Samuel Street.
South of the Yemenite Quarter, this stylish neighborhood was the first built in the “new” city of Tel Aviv around 1887. Notable is the architecture of old houses on quiet streets. Neighborhood highlights include the Suzanne Dellal Center for Dance and Theatre and its lovely gardens and piazza.
Malls, Markets & Shops
|From outdoor flea markets to exclusive shops, department stores, and huge modern malls, Tel Aviv has adventure for shoppers of assorted tastes. Bezalel Market is known for picturesque stalls. Carmel Market (known in Israel as “Shuk Ha’Carmel”) is the biggest marketplace with tantalizing breads, exotic spices, fresh produce, fish and poultry, along with inexpensive clothing and footwear stands. Nachalat Binyamin Pedestrian Mall in the Yemenite Quarter is an open-air bazaar with outdoor cafes. Trendy Sheinkin Street is known for young crowds, street performers and café life. Shuk Hapishpeshim flea market still has bargaining for everything from jewelry to the occasional antique.|