Monuments

Andromeda Rock

Just off Yafo’s port is the rock to which Greek mythology says the virgin Andromeda was chained before Perseus and his winged horse, Pegasus, rescued her.

Trumpeldor Cemetery

Founded in 1902, Trumpeldor Cemetery is considered Tel Aviv’s “mini Pantheon” by some. It is the final resting place of a number of Israel’s leading authors and artists—including Haim Nahman Bialik and Shaul Tchernichovsky—along with some of the men who laid Tel Aviv’s foundation. The municipality is planning to restore …

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Memorial to the “Ma’apilim”

This outdoor monument is a tribute to the ‘Ma’apilim,” or the Jewish blockade runners who bypassed the British during Mandate times to immigrate to pre-state Israel. Address: Tel Aviv boardwalk near Bograshov St.

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 …

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