What to do in “Tel Aviv Jaffa”, Israel
Tel Aviv was nicknamed “the first Hebrew city” because it was the first Jewish project to build a city in Israel during the period of the modern return to Zion. It was an innovative project of an organized public, part of which was part of the old community and part of the new community, in cooperation with the Jewish National Fund.
Tel Aviv is a metropolis that is the center of economy, culture, media, and art in Israel. Also, Tel Aviv is one of the most visited cities in Israel, with more than a million foreign tourists a year.
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In Tel Aviv, there are central institutions such as Israel’s banking system, the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, embassies and international legations, Israel’s largest newspapers, the National Theater, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Philharmonic Orchestra, and more. There are famous sites such as Bialik Square, the Azrieli Towers, HaYarkon Park, the Neve Tzedek neighborhood, which was the first neighborhood established outside the walls of Jaffa, the Herbert Samuel boardwalk, Rothschild Boulevard, and Rabin Square.
In ancient Jaffa, many buildings from the Ottoman period were preserved, which today constitute a beautiful artists’ quarter and a fruitful tourist center, surrounded by stone buildings and narrow alleys where you can find a variety of attractions such as art galleries, Judaica shops, the seawall boardwalk, and the Jaffa Port.
On the border of Old Jaffa are the Ottoman Clock Tower, the Ajami neighborhood and the Flea Market (Shuk HaPishpushim).
In Tel Aviv, there are a variety of festivals and events such as the White Night in Tel Aviv, the Nahalat Binyamin pedestrian mall art fair, bicycle races and more.
Transportation in Tel Aviv is based on municipal buses, taxis and private vehicles. A railway line crosses the city from north to south.