Tel Aviv the Modern City of the Middle East That Never Stops

Israel, Tel Aviv Guide (B): Tel Aviv the Modern City of the Middle East That Never Stops

As the saying goes: 'while Jerusalem prays, Tel Aviv plays'. And Tel Aviv is certainly an exception in the Middle East: with one of the best nightlife in the world, a great tolerance no matter what is your style or sexual preference, and an incredible Mediterranean beach, this city in constant movement is a place like no other. Check out what this incredible destination has to offer!

My 2-week trip backpacking around Israel and Jordan started in Tel Aviv. If you're arriving from abroad, you'll most likely land at the Ben-Gurion Airport, named after the first president of Israel, which is located about 30km of Tel Aviv.

Getting to the city centre couldn't be any easier: trains leaving from right outside the main terminal depart every few minutes and will get you in town in less than an hour, and there are also a few options to get a shuttle bus. You can get a taxi as well, which will have a fixed fare depending on where you go that you can check in a small machine next to the parking area, however, rates are quite high compared to the public transport. Don't expect to pay less than 150 shekels (approx. €38) for a ride. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Tel Aviv the Modern City of the Middle East That Never Stops
Guide Location: Israel » Tel Aviv
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Alberto C.
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Rothschild Boulevard
  • Great Synagogue
  • Independence Hall
  • Neve Tzedek
  • Florentin
  • Hassan Bek Mosque
  • Carmel Market
  • Magen David (Star of David) Square
  • Miznon
  • Abraham Hostel