Location: Petach Tikva is located in the Sharon region, with Tel Aviv to the southwest and Herzliya and Ramat HaSharon to the northwest.
Driving Directions Petach Tikva: From highway 1, travel north on highway 40 or travel highway 4.
Cities/Town Close By: Ariel, Bnei Brak, Giv'atayim, Herzliya, Kfar Saba, Netanya, Or Yehuda, Rananna, Ramat Gan, Ramat HaSharon, Rosh Ha'ayin, Tel Aviv Jaffa, Yehud
Population: approx. 200,000
Landscape: central plane
Modern Day: A small group of pioneers from Jerusalem founded Petach Tikva in the year 1878. They were Rabbi Yoel-Moshe Salomon, Rabbi David Gutmann and Yehoshua Stampfer. Baron Rothschild in 1888 began to purchase land to help the farmers of the settlement. Petach Tikva received the status of a city in 1937. Today Petach Tikva is a modern city offering many services to the residenent with a population of around 200,000.
Near by Parks/Forests: National Park Petach Tikva, Sharon National Park, Yarkon and Tel Afek National Park
Shopping Malls: The Big Mall (Avnet), Yarkonim Power Center, Sirkin Mall
Festivals: coming soon
Attractions: Santiago Calatrava bridge, Petah Tikva Zoo, Beit Yad Labanim, Petah Tikva Museum of Art, Rothschild Arch, Museum of Human Sciences and Environment, Petach-Tikva museum of Art, The Museum of biology, Afek Museum, Abraham Shapira House, the Neta House, the Shlomo House, the Rashish House, the "Sharet" Hall, the Mofet Hall, the Farmers Garden,
Things to Do: Hiking, Biking
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