13 Sights in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel.

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1. בית הכנסת היכל יהודה

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בית הכנסת היכל יהודה אבישי טייכר / CC BY 2.5

The Hechal Yehuda Synagogue, also commonly known as the Recanati synagogue, is one of approximately 500 synagogues in Tel Aviv, Israel. Situated on the Menahem ben Saruq street in the city's centre, it is often referred to as the Seashell Synagogue because of its unusual shape resembling a seashell. The design is inspired by the seashells on the shores of the Greek city of Thessaloniki, which is the hometown of the wealthy Recanati family and the synagogue's architect, Yitzhak Toledano. It was the Recanati family who donated the money for the synagogue. It is affiliated with Orthodox Judaism.

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2. פסיפס תולדות תל אביב

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פסיפס תולדות תל אביב joe goldberg from Seattle, WA, USA / CC BY-SA 2.0

Tel Aviv Historical Mosaic is a mosaic, the hand movements of Israeli artist Nahomm Gutman, depicting the history of the city of Tel Aviv, above which stands on three main cards in the center of the fountain, surrounded by a circle, with 15 photos on it. The mosaic was placed in January 1976 in front of the house in the town of Ter Aviev Yev in Villak Square. In 2008, he was removed from the site and stored in the warehouse of City Hall until 2011, when his new location was placed in front of Rothschild Tower 1 on Rothschild Avenue.

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3. ניקולאס הקדוש

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Saint Nicholas Monastery is an Armenian monastery built in the first millennium AD. Located in Old Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel, near the harbour and facing the Mediterranean, the monastery consists of a large multi-story complex that includes an Armenian church and living quarters. The monastery is under the jurisdiction of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem who rents out parts of the complex for residential and commercial purposes.

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4. פארק הירקון

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Yarkon Park is a large park in Tel Aviv, Israel, with about sixteen million visits annually. Named after the Yarkon River which flows through it, the park includes extensive lawns, sports facilities, botanical gardens, an aviary, a water park, two outdoor concert venues and lakes. The park covers an area of 3.5 km². At 375 hectares, it is slightly larger than Central Park in New York, and double the size of Hyde Park, London.

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5. מסגד הים

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The al-Bahr Mosque or Masjid al-Bahr (Arabic: مسجد البحر, Misgad HaYam, meaning in all languages The Sea Mosque, is the oldest extant mosque in the historical part of Jaffa, Israel. Built in 1675, It is situated on the HaAliya HaShniya Street near the harbour. Due to its proximity to the Mediterranean Sea, fishermen and sailors used the mosque, as well as nearby inhabitants of the surrounding area.

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6. תל גריסה - גבעת נפוליאון

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Tel Gerisa (Hebrew) or Tell Jerishe and Tell Jarisha (Arabic), commonly known as Tel Napoleon or Napoleon's Hill, is an archaeological site on the southern bank of the Yarkon River in Israel. The main phases of the city are dated to the Middle and Late Bronze Ages, with a smaller settlement in Iron Age I and going into decline in Iron Age II.

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7. פארק המסילה

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Railway Park is a Tel Aviv public park on the Ottoman railway line in Nivajjust environment, between Benjamin Navat Street in the east and Station Complex and Quipman Street in the west. The park was partially opened to the public in October 2020. A major inspiration for the park is Jerusalem Railway Park, 2013 Education.

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8. שבע טחנות

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שבע טחנות Ilan Shchori / Public domain

Seven Mills is a historic site situated on the banks of the Jordan River within the boundaries of Tel Aviv-Jaffe Hull Village Park. At least eleven pairs of millstones were forcibly driven out of Yeoman's waters. Seven of the mills operated in the western buildings of the site, which gave him his name.

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9. מוזיאון האצל בתשח

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The Etzel House, commonly known as Beit Gidi, is a museum located in Tel Aviv, Israel dedicated to the Zionist paramilitary organization Irgun, also known by its acronym Etzel. Beit Gidi is one of the two buildings belonging to the Etzel Museum of Tel Aviv and it is placed next to the sea shore.

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10. מגדל השעון יפו

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The Jaffa Clock Tower stands in the middle of the north end of Yefet Street in Jaffa, Tel Aviv. The tower, built of limestone, incorporates two clocks and a plaque commemorating the Israelis killed in the battle for the town in the 1948 Arab–Israeli War.

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11. מגדלור יפו

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מגדלור יפו No machine-readable author provided. CaptainHaddock assumed (based on copyright claims). / CC-BY-SA-3.0

Jaffa Light is a lighthouse in Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel. It is located on a hilltop above the old Jaffa Port, in the historical part of the city. It operated between 1865 and 1966, although now deactivated it is still used as a daylight navigation aid.

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12. בית הכנסת הגדול תל אביב

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The Great Synagogue of Tel Aviv is located on 110 Allenby Street, Tel Aviv, just east of the Shalom Tower. The building was designed by Yehuda Magidovitch in 1922 and completed in 1926. It was renovated in 1970 with a new external facade of arches.

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13. שוק הפשפשים

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שוק הפשפשים avishai teicher User:Avi1111 / Public domain

The flea market in Jaffa is a flea market where various objects, clothing and furniture, new and used. The market is located at Amiad Streets, Oyli Zion, Yehuda Margosa and Beit Eshel Street in Jaffa.

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