Dizengoff Circus, Tel Aviv

Dizengoff Circus, Tel Aviv

Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus art school, which originated in Weimar Germany in 1919, the city of Tel Aviv successfully completed the restoration of Dizengoff Circus – likely the world's only "Bauhaus Piazza" – to its original design created by architect Genia Averbuch. Inaugurated in 1938 and regarded as the White City's traditional center, this place is striking for its simple layout: a round space, surrounded by nearly identical buildings, featuring curvilinear horizontal slit balconies.

Complete with lawns, benches and the renowned Fire and Water sculpture fountain at its center, the simple, elegant architectural language of this beautifully renovated square makes it a paradigm of local modernist architecture. Whenever strolling around it, you will find plenty of locals and tourists of all ages lolling about on the grass, taking a breather on one of the benches or simply using the place as a convenient, traffic-free thoroughfare.

Tip:
Conveniently located at the circle, LA SHUK (open daily: 12 noon – 12 midnight) is a great place to get a feel of Tel-Aviv's ambiance, cuisine, and service. Favorites include sea fish carpaccio and tartar, perfectly cooked fish and seafood flavored with local spices.

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Sight Name: Dizengoff Circus
Sight Location: Tel Aviv, Israel (See walking tours in Tel Aviv)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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