About Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv is a vibrant and vivacious city with sandy Mediterranean beaches, active nightlife and a stunning cultural scene. The city is an architectural masterpiece and has several UNESCO recognized churches, temples, and green parks. Influences from Islamic, Russian, Byzantine, and Bauhaus styles can all be seen, a mix of modernist and traditionalist styles dot the Tel Aviv skyline. 

An abode for foreign embassies adjudicated as " The Miami of Middle East" by some American travel magazines, the distinctive neighbourhoods are culturally diverse. The city is booming and is transitioning from a medium-sized urban city to a bustling international metropolis.

Beautiful clean sandy beaches make for great places to explore during the day. Pristine waters are perfect for swimming, surfing, and leisurely dips. The city is exquisite at night, filled with trendy and sophisticated bars serving up food that is incredibly delectable. 

The city of Tel Aviv, where old meets new, and tradition speaks in tune with the changing world, invites you to explore this ancient, inviting and contemporary city.

Public Transport System

Buses, Taxis, Trains, Nightline

Cleanliness and Efficiency

Cleanliness: High, Efficiency: High

Mode & Cost of Transports

Bus: 6.49 ILS for 1.5 hours of journey.

Train: 6.49 ILS for 1.5 hours journey.

Taxi: 5.87 ILS up to 1 mile.

Basic Items & Cost

Name Price
Water Bottle USD 3.01
Cup of Coffee USD 3.61
Milk Carton Pack USD 1.81
Rice/Kg USD 2.41
White Bread USD 2.11
Eggs (12) USD 3.91
Combo Meal USD 15.05
Fine Dining USD 4.21
Bottle of Coke or Pepsi USD 2.71
Domestic Beer USD 2.41
Imported Beer USD 3.31
Bottle of Wine USD 12.04
Cigarettes (20 Pack) USD 10.53
Taxi ( 1 km ) USD 1.20
Ticket in local transport (Single way). USD 1.81
Rent ( One Bed Room) USD 1051.91

Do(s)

  • Bring an umbrella during the summer months as it will protect you from the heat.
  • Bring a sweater if your arrival is in the month of November and February.
  • Learn basic Hebrew before visiting the place, although many Israelis speak some of the languages such as English, French, Spanish.
  • Try some wine tasting at Gola.
  • Save some money to buy jewelry at Old Jaffa as some of them are amazing.
  • Visit the beautiful gardens and Old Jaffa.
  • Do keep a scarf and skirt handy according to the weather changes.
  • Do remember that Friday night and Saturday afternoons can be a hard time to get around.

Don’t(s)

  • Don’t dress inappropriately as it may offend others.
  • Do not accept the first price you are offered in the markets, negotiate to get a reasonable price.
  • Do not go off the beaten track in rural areas.
  • Do not stand in a line or queue in food joints as you may get crushed due to the rush.
  • Do not confine yourself to falafel and hummus as there are a wide variety of options such as shawarma and other items to explore from the menus.
  • Do no crack silly jokes about concealed weapon and bombs.
  • Do not go late night swimming in the seas especially in the summer months when jellyfish season is in full swing.
  • Don’t be apprehensive of the Jewish.

Night Life

The nightlife in Tel Aviv is vivacious from artists to hipsters entertaining the crowd. There is a wide range of nightspots, neighbourhood bars, and mainstream destinations. There are prominent bars in Gabriol Street which is a one-stop place to enjoy a wide variety of drinks and sample some of the best pubs and dance clubs. The Jaffa Port has one prominent nightlife spot called Container which has a lineup for free concerts. With an array of bars and clubs with wonderful views of the sea, you can also experience the heart of the nightlife in Tel Aviv on Rothschild Boulevard. Hunt down their underground nightclub the Breakfast Club which is one of the most iconic night clubs transforming every night to accommodate the ever-changing trends and making it a delightful experience.

Must See

  • Masada and Dead Sea Dy where you can plunge into the dead sea and swim in the salty water feeling refreshed.
  • Visit Jaffa as it has flea markets, restaurants and comprises artisan boutiques.
  • You can explore the Yemenite quarter for caramel market which is busy, colourful, and has fresh produce.
  • Dizengoff Circle surrounds a modern art fire and water fountain.
  • Neve Tzedek Quarter houses boutiques, cafes, restaurants, sculptural gallery, art house with art displays.
  • Little Bialik Street is an abode for historical lovers, culture lovers with full of paintings and old photographs of Tel Aviv.
  • Netanya a seaside resort embarking on the beautiful golden sand beach extending more than 10 km.
  • Visit Tel Aviv's central city streets with famous Bauhaus architecture.

Experiences

  • Walk towards the Jaffa walkway promenade which has zoos, botanical gardens, sports facility, and artificial lakes.
  • Walk around the wooden deck promenade in Tel Aviv port to feel the breeze, exquisite sunsets, and vibe.
  • Jostle past the Carmel Market to experience the smells and sights as well as trendy cafes and gourmet food strands.
  • Nahalat Binyamin is a place for street performers, clowns, and other entertainment.
  • Visitors can see Ben Gurion's library and the museum.
  • Tel Aviv University's botanical gardens for a varied collection of flora and fauna.
  • Go cycling around Rabin Square which houses the main city hall.
  • Gordon beaches attract most runners, joggers, and sun tanners year round.

Activities

Shopping

Tel Aviv Antique Market
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Dizengoff square,251254, Israel
Distance From City Center
(2.2 km) via Eliezer Kaplan
Ha Tikva Market
Antique Markets
HaTikva St 10, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Distance From City Center
3.6 km via Yigal alon st
Dizengoff Center
Shopping Malls
Dizengoff St 50, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Distance From City Center
2.7 km
Jaffa Flea Market
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Olei Zion St, Tel Aviv-Yafo, IsraelHours: Closed ⋅ Opens 9AM ThuSuggest an edit · Own this business?
Distance From City Center
7.3 km
Vintage Gion
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Rehov Givon 18, Telaviv, Israel
Distance From City Center
1.9 km
Carmel Market
Flea Markets and Bazaars
HaCarmel St 48, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Distance From City Center
4.5 km
Levinsky Market
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Levinsky, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Distance From City Center
4.3 km
Shuk Hapishpeshim
Flea Markets and Bazaars
Olei Zion Jaffa Tel Aviv Israel
Distance From City Center
6.3 km
Shuk HaNamel
Antique Markets
Hangar 12 | Tel Aviv 6350641 Israel
Distance From City Center
7.7 km
Greek Market
Antique Markets
Pinkhas Ben Ya'ir St 1, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Distance From City Center
5.1 km
Yaniv Fine Jewelry
Antique Markets
113 Ben Yehuda Tel Aviv 6340201 Israel
Distance From City Center
3.8 km
Seekers
Shopping Malls
Barzilai St 13, Tel Aviv-Yafo, 6618805, Israel
Distance From City Center
3.9 km
Weizmann City Mall
Shopping Malls
Weizmann St 14 Tel Aviv-Yafo Israel
Distance From City Center
2.6 km
Minikan Shopping Center
Shopping Malls
Tel Aviv-Yafo Israel
Distance From City Center
7.1 km
CBS Tel Aviv
Shopping Malls
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Distance From City Center
4.2 km
M.Pollak Maps
Antique Markets
King George St 42 Tel Aviv-Yafo Israel
Distance From City Center
3.3 km
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Official Language

Hebrew

Other Language

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Spoken Language

Hebrew, Arabic, English.

Currency

New Israeli Shekel (ILS)

Population

0.43 (Millions)

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Weather

Few Clouds 14.16°C

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TimeZone

23:38 PM (GMT +02:00)

 

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Ambulance

101

 

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Police

100

 

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Type K
Type K ( 230 V 50 Hz)
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Airport Name / IATA Code

Ben Gurion International Airport - TLV

Airport Name / IATA Code

SDE - Dov Hoz Airport

Best time to visit

March, April, September, October as the weather is pleasantly mild. The inflow of tourists is also not very high.

Moderate time to visit

May, June as the temperatures are high with balmy evenings and little chance of rain.

Worst time to visit

January, February, July, August, November, December. August may witness growth in the temperature. It is not conducive for a visit.

Taxi

Start Tariff: ILS 12.00

1 Km. Tariff: ILS 3.50

1 Hour Waiting Tariff: ILS 90.00

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