City Center Attractions

Masaryk Square

Just steps away from Rabin Square, Masaryk Square (actually a circle) has developed into a quiet corner that boasts cutting-edge boutiques, a quaint French bookstore and a number of top-notch cafes that overlook a small park and playground. Named after Tomas Masaryk, the first president of Czechoslovakia, the square has a truly local atmosphere of …

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Tel Aviv Museum of Art

When it opened in 1932, the museum was situated in the home of the Tel Aviv’s first mayor, Meir Dizengoff. Today, the institution comprises two branches and a sculpture garden, and hosts at least half a million visitors per year. Its collection features examples from near lyevery major movement since the mid-20th century and an …

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Yitzhak Rabin Memorial

Beside City Hall lies a monument designed by sculptor Yael Ben Artzi honoring Israel’s late prime minister, who was assassinated at a 1995 peace rally. The memorial comprises 16 stones from the Golan Heights meant to symbolize Rabin’s connection to the land. Graffiti on nearby walls has also been preserved at the spot where locals …

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Ibn Gabirol Street

One of Tel Aviv’s main thoroughfares, Ibn Gabirol (or Even Gvirol) is rapidly evolving. The street is home to a hodgepodge of businesses, which include old-time falafel joints and upscale restaurants, fashionable boutiques and a number of gourmet chocolate shops. Ibn Gabirol is a pleasant place to stroll or sip coffee, eat chocolate and people-watch.

Tel Aviv City Hall / Rabin Square

The significance of Rabin Square lies in its history and purpose, not in its design. Originally called Kings of Israel Square, it was renamed after the assassination of former Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin at a November 1995 peace rally. Today, Rabin Square still serves as the site locals flock to for peace rallies and various …

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