Downtown Tel Aviv is a walkable neighborhood that's popular for its restaurants, bars, and cafes. Take in the natural beauty of the beaches and parks—or broaden your horizons with some local theater. Downtown Tel Aviv's hotels make a great home base for venturing out into the greater Tel Aviv area.
Sightseeing around Downtown Tel Aviv
The museums and theaters add a sense of refinement, while the monuments and other landmarks offer local lore. Study the collections at Jabotinsky Museum, Museum of the History of Tel Aviv, or Bialik House. You can buy tickets to live performances at Culture Palace, Habima Theatre, and Tel Aviv Cinematheque. Some landmarks that can't be missed include Habimah Square, Trumpeldor Cemetery, and Rabin Square. Luna Park, Meymadion Water Park, and Zoological Center of Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan will provide enjoyment for the whole family.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping and taking an adventure tour. Soak up some sun at Bugrashov Beach, Frishman Beach, and Jerusalem Beach. Meir Garden, Independence Park, and Charles Clore Garden are some scenic spots that are popular with the locals. With a shopping trip to Dizengoff Centre, Dizengoff Flea Market, or Bezalel Market, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you're looking for something else to do, head to Nachalat Benyamin Crafts Fair, Carmel Market, and Banana Beach.
Don't miss some of the area's most popular attractions, such as Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Gordon Beach, and Azrieli Center. Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Rubin Museum, and Rabin Memorial are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Downtown Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv (SDV-Sde Dov) is the closest major airport, 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from Downtown Tel Aviv. You can also fly in and out of Tel Aviv (TLV-Ben Gurion), which is located 7.6 miles (12.2 km) away.