April 30, 2017     4 Iyyar 5777
Places To Visit   Museums, theaters, festivals, beaches, hiking, parks, biking, markets
  City: Ramat Gan  

Region: Gush Dan / Coastal Areas
     
Location: 
Ramat Gan is located in the Gush Dan region to the east of Tel Aviv. The northern boundary of the city is the Yarkon River, borderin on the east with Bnei Brak, and to the southwest with Givatayim.
 
Driving Directions to Ramat Gan:
coming soon
 
Cities/Town Close By:
Bat Yam, Bnei Brak, Giv'atayim, HerzliyaHolon, Kfar Saba, Kiryat Ono, Or Yehuda, Petach Tikva, Rananna, Ramat HaSharon, Rishon LeZion, Tel Aviv Jaffa

Population: approx. 129,700  
  
Modern Day History: Ramat Gan was established in 1921 as an agricultural moshav with close proximity to Tel Aviv.  The settlement/moshav initially grew wheat, barley and watermelons. The settlement continued to operate as a moshav until 1933.

As the years passed, Ramat Gan shifted to a more commercial settlement focussing on trade, industry and commerce with a popluatoin of 12,000.

In 1950, Ramat Gan was recognized as a city by the State of Israel and in 1955 had a population of 55,000. In 1961, the municipal area of Ramat Gan expanded, to include the Sheba Medical Center and the area around Bar Ilan University. The world's largest diamond exchange opened in Ramat Gan in 1968. Major emphasis continues to play importance in both education, culture and commerce.

Parks/Forests: Yarkon and Tel Afek National Park, The National Park (Ramat Gan), Ariel Sharon Park, David Park, Zoological Center of Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan  

Shopping Malls: Ayalon Mall, D-Mall, Marom Center Mall, Elram Center Mall
 
Museums: Beit Abraham Krinizi, Harry Oppenheimer Diamond Museum, Man and the Living World Museum, Maccabi Museum, Museum of Israeli Art, Kiryat Omanut, Museum of Russian Art, Museum of Jewish Art, Yechiel Nahari Museum of Far Eastern Art,
  
Theaters/Perfomance Centers:
 Ramat Gan Theater, The Diamond Theater, The Russell Cultural Center, Beit Zvi School of Performing Arts,

Festivals:  Tel Aviv Short Theatre Festival, Tel Aviv Dance Festival, Tel Aviv Jazz Festival 
 
Things to Do:
Ramat Gan Stadium, Diamond Bourse and Polishing Factory Tour, Bar-Ilan University Campus, an advanced medical center (Sheba Medical Center), and a national park, Moshe Aviv Tower, Zoological Center of Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan, Elite Tower, historic site of the Elite Candy Factory, Lev-Elram Cinema and the Rav-Chen Cinema "Yes Planet", Bar-Ilan University,  Hiking, Biking, Discovery, Archeological Digs
 
Dining:
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Lodging: click here 

City Website:click here

City Map: click here

Links of Interest: Coming Soon (links to other websites)

Places of Interest: Coming Soon (Tels, Forests, Parks, etc.)

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