This tour of Tel Aviv’s architectural highlights starts when you meet your private guide on Maze Street. Take a walk through the streets of Tel Aviv, and see examples of the city’s unique International Style, Eclectic Style, and Bauhaus Style buildings. On this tour, you’ll learn about the early days of the White City, over 100 years ago. Many of the historic buildings of Tel Aviv are white, which earned it the name “White City.”
Tel Aviv was recognized by UNESCO for its special architecture and the city planning of streets, squares, and avenues in the historic zone. Your guide will tell you about the distinctive architectural characteristics. Learn about the asymmetry, simplicity, and functionality of Bauhaus architecture. See the white International Style buildings with flat roofs, rounded windows, distinctive banisters, and balconies. Your guide will point out the machine and boat motifs that are characteristic of this style.
Continue your tour of the city to Rothschild Boulevard. Today the magnificent buildings on Rothschild are home to trendy restaurants and boutique stores. Down the middle of the boulevard is an island with leafy trees, bike paths, fountains, and benches.
Your guide will take you to Montefiore Street where you’ll see the Eclectic Style Pagoda House and more Bauhaus buildings. The streets of Tel Aviv’s historic zone are like an open-air museum. Almost every building you’ll see has some distinguishing feature. And with a knowledgeable guide to show you around you’ll see the best of the White City.