Dizengoff Suites is located at Gordon 39 corner of Dizengoff, Tel Aviv. The hotel is ideally located within a short walking distance of the city’s main attractions and the beach.
Spend a day in Tel Aviv relaxing, exploring the many area museums, or visiting the unique Tel Aviv neighborhoods and artisan fairs. Mornings are great times to go to the beach or visit the outdoor markets. The Carmel market is where produce of almost every variety is sold. Don’t miss the flea market in old Jaffa – an ancient city which is incorporated into Tel Aviv. Have lunch at one of the shaded outdoor restaurants. During the summer, plan to be inside during the afternoon. Tel Aviv summers are hot. You can return to Dizengoff Suites for a siesta, visit one of the many fascinating museums or shop in one of Tel Aviv’s indoor malls. During the evenings enjoy outdoor shopping, go to the opera, or do what the locals love to do – enjoy good conversation and food at an outdoor cafe.
THINGS TO DO
Art and Culture:
Tel Aviv Museum of Art is located at Shaul Hamelech Blvd. and offers exciting permanent collections as well as temporary exhibitions of contemporary art. The museum also holds special events throughout the year and activities for the entire family. In close vicinity to the museum are the Tel Aviv opera house, the central library “Beit Ariela” and the judicial district.
The Eretz Israel Museum is a multi-disciplinary museum focusing on the history and culture of the Land of Israel through an array of extensive permanent exhibitions and temporary exhibits in archaeology, ethnography, folklore, Judaica, cultural history and local identity, traditional crafts and practical arts. It is located on Haim Levanon Street.
Beth Hatefutsoth, the Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora, is located inside the Tel Aviv University campus and tells the story of the Jewish people from the time of their expulsion from the Land of Israel 2,500 years ago to the present. It relates the unique story of the continuity of the Jewish people through exhibition, education and cultural endeavors, providing multiple avenues of personal historical identification.
The Rubin Museum was formerly the home of the painter Reuven Rubin, where he resided with his family and worked from 1946 until his death in 1974. It holds a fine collection of the artist’s work as well as temporary exhibitions. The museum is located on Bialik street, in close vicinity to the newly renovated Bialik Museum.
Dizengoff Center is located at the corner of Dizengoff and King George streets. It offers a wide variety of fashion shops, gifts, books, music, electronics, jewelry and more. Every weekend, from Thursday to Friday afternoon the shopping mall hosts an open food court with dozens of stands selling a rich assortment of home made food from different ethnical cuisines.
Azrieli Towers are located at the corner of Kaplan street and Menachem Begin road. The three towers complex offers a wide variety of shops and restaurants, movie theaters and more. In addition, you can ascent to the observatory on the 49th floor of the round tower, the highest skyscraper in Israel and admire the view of Tel Aviv from 187 Meters (613 Feet) above ground.
Sheinkin Street is one of the most fashionable and popular streets in Tel Aviv. It is dotted on both sides with dozens of fine boutiques, designer shops, cafes and small restaurants. Every Friday Sheinkin street becomes a colorful human mosaic bustling with hundreds of shoppers.
Nachalat Binyamin pedestrian mall is a serene stretch of small artisan shops, quiet on most weekdays but crowded during Fridays when it hosts its renowned open-sky market of fine artifacts and special gifts and souvenirs. The nearby Hacarmel and Betzalel markets offer a wide variety of low-priced clothes, fruits and vegetables in a unique local atmosphere.
Dining and Nightlife
Tel Aviv’s old sea port has become in recent years a vibrating center of dining and nightlife. The port is enjoyable day and night, attracting Israelis of all ages to its newly designed seashore walkways, its modern nightclubs and many fine restaurants.
Ha’arbaa Street near Tel Aviv’s Cinemateque offers a varied selection of fine restaurants spanning such cuisines as Turkish, Cajun, Japanese, American and more. In the nearby streets of Eben-Gabirol, Heshmonaim and Karlibach one may find several more interesting restaurants and Habima National Theater and Cultural Center is just a five minutes walk away.
In the Lillinblum street area are some of Tel Aviv’s most vibrating pubs and bars, where you can hang out with young local population until the small hours of the night. Another important concentration of pubs and nightclubs is located in nearby Allenby Street.
The southernmost neighborhood of Tel Aviv – Florentin, is a busy commercial and industrial center by day and an even busier hangout center for young folks by night. Many pubs and bars are located in this neighborhood as well as the famous Barbie club which hosts many live music shows during weeknights and weekends.
Leisure and Excursions
Hayarkon Park spans for several acres of green pasture and walking paths along Tel Aviv’s Hayarkon River. It is a great place to go on excursions by bicycle or by boats which are available for rent from the nearby rowing center.
Tel Aviv’s famous beaches stretch for more than 4 Kilometers (2.5 miles) from the north of the city to the southern end near Jaffa. Open and active year round they offer sandy basking in the sun, cool bathing, open sea view restaurants and more.
Neve Tzedek is one of the oldest Jewish neighborhoods of Tel Aviv with serene streets and alleys and amazing architecture. Once a poverty stricken area it is now one of the most fashionable and prestigious neighborhoods where many artists live and work. The Suzanne Dallal center of music and dance is located in this neighborhood offering many shows and cultural events.
Old Jaffa is one of the most attractive places to tour in Tel Aviv-Jaffa. The city which has been a major port and the entry point to ancient Israel offers a wealth of unique experiences. The traditional aromas and fragrances which have always characterized it are as strong today as they have been for millennia. Lose yourself to the beautiful stone buildings, winding alleyways, fishermen’s port, artists’ quarter, caf?s s, restaurants and shops.
The Orange Route is a self guided tour made of four marked paths which will take you along Tel Aviv’s most interesting and important sites. The routes include: Historical Tel Aviv – Little Tel Aviv, Cultural Tel Aviv, Old Jaffa and North Tel Aviv. Maps of the orange route are available at every tourist information center.