Tel Aviv is a hive of activity for travellers from all age groups. This bustling cosmopolitan city has it all, from beach boardwalks to green parks, vibrant shopping options to awesome night clubs, museums to open air markets. It has been ranked one of the Top 10 action-packed cities in the world by The Lonely Planet.
If you’re heading to this rapidly growing city, you’ll land in the country’s main entry port at Ben Gurion International Airport. The airport is equipped with many state-of-the-art facilities to enhance the experience of its visitors. If you‘re feeling hungry, there are a wide range of fast-food outlets, bakeries, cafes and full-service restaurants. There is a 24-hour tourist information desk where you would be able to make transport bookings and reservations. Visitors have various transport options to the city centre. They can get to central Tel Aviv within 15 minutes on the public train service. There are even shared taxi services for the airport to the heart of the city for those carrying huge baggage but wish to save on cash.
There is no shortage of things to do in this city and even better, many of the attractions are free. The best way to see this White City is on foot. The Israeli municipality has set up free guided tours in English of Tel Aviv’s top sights. All you need to do is show up at the meeting point.
Fall in love with Tel Aviv’s 13km shoreline which has been called the “Miami Beach on the Med” by the National Geographic for its stretch of sandy beaches. Pack your suntan lotion, towel and a good book to read and head to one of beaches on the shoreline of the Mediterranean Sea. The Banana Beach is a must-visit. It isn't too touristy and there is a bohemian vibe with drum circles, singing and dancing. Head to Hilton Beach or Jerusalem Beach.
Explore one of the oldest cities and home to the oldest seaport in the world at Old Jaffa. Old Jaffa has grown to become one of the hippest neighbourhoods in Tel Aviv with designers, artists and gourmands moving in. This street offers an unrivalled spread of amazing street food which will leave your tastebuds craving for more. It is best to visit this neighbourhood when you’re hungry! For couples looking to spend more quality time together, head to Neve Tzedek, one of Tel Aviv’s most beautiful neighbourhoods. This place is perfect for a romantic stroll along the narrow streets with masterfully preserved buildings. If you haven't got enough of Tel Aviv’s fascinating architectural buildings, join a city-sponsored free walking tour down Rothschild Boulevard, Dizengoff Street, Bialik Street and through the Nev Tzedek neighbourhood.
Want some local Israeli experience? The Tel Aviv Greeters offer foreigners a chance to interact with the locals. It provides foreigners a chance to learn more about the traditions and culture of the local Israelites and how they live in this amazing cosmopolitan city. Head down to Dizengoff Street for more interaction with the locals. It is also a great way to take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.
For amazing sunsets, head to the Tel-Aviv-Jaffa Promenade. Get a pint of beer as you watch the sun sink elegantly into the horizon of the Mediterranean Sea. There are a wide range of waterfront dining options available here offering amazing food with some of the best classical music buskers.
Tel Aviv is an amazing city and should definitely be on your To-Visit List. This city never fails to provide visitors with an amazing time. It is no wonder that this city has been voted one of the best cities to visit in the world. Book your flights to this fun-filled city now!
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