Destination Guide: Tel Aviv
Sunshine, style and a sandy beach
Marvel at modern architecture and restored Bauhaus gems. Sample café culture, take a dip in the balmy sea and stroll the beachside promenade to ancient Jaffa.
Join relaxed Telavivis flocking to stylish restaurants or beachside grills. Linger over salads and grills by the beach. Enjoy garlicky hummus and traditional roast meats in the atmospheric Yemenite Quarter. Or discover haute cuisine at the Old Port. Go to Jaffa for fresh fish and a sea view.
Immerse yourself in world-class museums or bask on the sandy beach. Admire gleaming Bauhaus architecture along lively Rothschild Boulevard, or picturesque medieval lanes in Jaffa. Delve into history at North Tel Aviv's vast Eretz Israel and poignant Jewish Diaspora Museums. Lazy hours fly by people-watching on the bustling beachside promenade.
Seek out Israeli silver and cool designer casuals. Chic young shoppers flit between the boutiques and cafés of sociable Sheinkin Street. Browse fine art, leather, silverware and jewellery along smart Ben Yehuda and Dizengoff Streets. Or pick up quirky arts and crafts at the open-air Nahalat Binyamin Market.
From world-class opera to 24-hour bar-hopping. Thrill to the sounds of the Israel Philharmonic at the world-renowned Mann Auditorium or join cultured Telavivis for ballet at Suzanne Dellal Center. Night owls start out on Allenby Street and unwind with cocktails at all-night beachside bars.