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Carmel Market, Tel Aviv

Carmel Market, Tel Aviv (must see)

Amid an array of exciting activities a tourist can engage in in Tel Aviv, there is a great choice of shopping opportunities as well. Visiting Tel Aviv's markets is one of the best ways to find great bargains much as to have a great time. The Carmel Market, otherwise known as the “Shuk Ha’Carmel”, found at Sheinkin Street and the intersection of King George and Allenby Street, is one such place.

Featuring a line of colorful stalls stretched along the sides of a narrow alley, it offers a wide variety of exotic spices, dry fruits, olives, pastry and bread proudly presented by vendors. Citizens of Tel Aviv frequent this market to purchase fresh produce like fish, poultry, vegetables, fruits, flowers, and cheese. Apart from that, there is also footwear and clothing to be found and, if you shop hard enough, you may get a very attractive bargain.

Why You Should Visit:
You can hardly find a more authentic Middle Eastern atmosphere than here anywhere else in Tel Aviv.
Excellent fresh food is in rich supply throughout the market, as well as the nearby streets.

Tip:
Ideal time to come is early morning. Avoid Friday noon when the market is packed beyond belief.
Make sure you don't overspend at the food vendors, as they tend to overcharge.

Opening Hours:
Sun-Thu: 8am-8pm; Fri: 8am-3pm

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Sight Name: Carmel Market
Sight Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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