Region: Gush Dan / Coastal Areas
Location: The main highway to Tel Aviv is the Ayalon Highway (Highway 20), which runs along the eastern side of the city from north to south along the Ayalon River riverbed, dividing for the most part Tel Aviv and Ramat Gan. Driving south on the Ayalon gives access to Highway 1, leading to Ben Gurion International Airport and Jerusalem.
Cities/Town Near by: Bat Yam, Bnei Brak, Giv'atayim, Herzliya, Holon, Kfar Saba, Kiryat Ono, Or Yehuda, Petach Tikva, Rananna, Rishon LeZion, Ramat Gan, Ramat HaSharon, Yavne
Population: approx. 384,400
Modern Day History: Tel Aviv founded as a suburb of Jaffa in 1909 by a small group of Jews is located on the Tel Aviv located on the Mediterranean coast and is now the second-largest city in Israel. Tel Aviv’s growth was greater then Jaffa and eventually merged with Jaffa in 1950 with establishment of the State of Israel. In 1950 Tel Aviv’s population was 200,000.
As the economic center of Israel, Tel Aviv is home to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. Many corporations have their corporate headquarters in Tel Aviv.
Tel Aviv today is a popular tourist destination known for its beaches, cafes, shopping, nightlife, cultural activities, performance centers, contemporary architecture, and museums. Despite its image as a secular city, Tel Aviv has about a hundred synagogues.
Near by Parks/Forests: Yarkon and Tel Afek National Park, Gan Meir, Dubnow Park, The National Park (Ramat Gan), Zoological Center of Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan
Shopping: Dizengoff Center, G Center Tel Baruch, City Garden Shopping Center, Nachalat-Binyamin, Weizman Center Mall, Azrieli Mall, Tel Aviv Mall, Tel Aviv Port (Namal Tel Aviv), Jaffo Port (Namal Yafo)
Museums: Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Beit Hatefutsot-The Jewish Diaspora Museum, Batey Haosef Museum, Palmach Museum, Museum of the Etzel Jewish militant organization, Etzel Museum, Azrieli Observatory, Ben-Gurion Museum, Bialik House, Bible Museum, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Ilana Goor Museum, Independence Hall, Jabotinsky Institute, Lechi Museum - Beit Yair, The Haganah Museum, The Collection House (Museum of the History of the IDF), Museum of the History of the Theater, Nachum Gutman Museum, Rokach House, Rubin House, Shalom Aleichem House, Shalom Tower Observatory
Theaters/Perfomance Centers: The Israeli Opera, Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center, Cameri Theater, Habima Theater, Enav Cultural Center, Gesher Theater, Beit Lessin Theater, Tzavta, Tmuna, Simta and Notzar theaters, Suzanne Dellal Center, Tel Aviv Cinemathèque, Frederic R. Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv Exhibition Center, Bikurei Ha'Etim Dance center, Beit Tami Cultural Center, The Sal and Sissy Mark Chess Center, Hasimta, the Yiddish Theater, Puppet Theater at Yarkon Park, Orna Porat National Theater for Children,
Festivals: Festival of Animation, Comics and Caricatures, Tel Aviv Short Theatre Festival, Tel Aviv Dance Festival, Tel Aviv Jazz Festival, Icon Fantastic Film Festival, DocAviv - The Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival, Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Tel Aviv Raw Art contemporary art gallery
Attractions: A three-dimensional film of the first days of the city, The Flea Market, The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, The New Israel Opera, Tel Aviv Port (Namal Tel Aviv), Jaffo Port (Namal Yafo), Bauhaus- 'The White City', The Old City and the Port, Yarkon Estuary - The Port Area, Azrieli Observatory
Things to Do: Beach, Walking, Biking, Dancing, Shopping, Swimming
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