Tel Aviv-Yafo is a beach destination and a hub of culture, and activities. Cultural experiences in Tel Aviv, range from the Habima National Theater, Suzanne Dellal Center, and the Opera House, plus venues presenting live Middle Eastern music, and ethnic dance. The city’s museums include the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, ANU Museum of the Jewish People, and the Rubin Museum, among others. You’ll find excellent independent art galleries throughout the city but particularly on Ben Yehuda Street, and Gordon Street.
Tel Aviv has a blend of old and new structures, including over 400 Bauhaus buildings. Historic Jaffa has narrow stone lanes, that lead down to one of the oldest ports in the world. Activities in Tel Aviv include a bike-share system, climbing walls, outdoor activities in Yarkon Park, and sports centers. On the beachfront, you can enjoy watersports and ball games on the sand. Take a tour of Tel Aviv’s graffiti, a cycle tour, or a culinary tour to try the local cuisine.
Don’t miss Tel Aviv’s markets, especially Carmel Market, and the Jaffa flea market. Tel Aviv’s religious landmarks include the Great Synagogue, St. Peter’s Church in Jaffa, and the Great Mahmoudiya Mosque. Tel Aviv is the party capital of the Middle East, with dynamic nightclubs, bars, a vibrant LGBTQ scene, and a cafe culture to satisfy any caffeine-lover.