Parks and Gardens

Parks of Tel Aviv

Visit Tel Aviv and fall in love with it​ BOOK YOUR HOTEL Parks of Tel Aviv Unique gardens in Yarkon Park Rock Garden – this unique garden, covering 4 hectares, includes rocks collected from all parts of the country, from the Hermon mountain to Eilat. Nestled among the rocks, hundreds of local plant species were …

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Midron Yafo

Hebrew for “Yafo Slope,” this 50-acre park is situated near the Ajami neighborhood, between the port and the breathtaking Givat Aliya beachfront. Until several years ago, the area was actually a landfill that the municipality decided to transform into the city’s second-largest park after Ganei Yehoshua. Plans include bike paths and observation decks, along with …

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Crest Garden (Gan Hapisga)

A short walk up the hill from Clock Square is one of the most peaceful spots in the city. Also called Summit Garden, this green haven bursting with various plants and flowers offers spectacular views of Tel Aviv and the coastline. The park is also home to archaeological artifacts and a “Wishing Bridge,” where visitors …

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Meir Park

Named after Mayor Meir Dizengoff, the park is a green sanctuary that is also home to Tel Aviv’s gay community center, inaugurated in 2008. Address: 35 King George St.

Luna Park / Meymadion

These two sites offer hours of family fun: Luna Park has roller coasters and rides, while Meymadion offers water slides, swimming pools and other wet ways to cool off. Address: Rokach Blvd. near Tel Aviv Exhibition Grounds

Independence Park

Situated along the promenade between the marina and Nordau Street, this peaceful green spot and the nearby Hilton Beach are popular among Tel Aviv’s gay community.

Rock Garden (Gan Hasla’im)

This 10-acre rock garden in Hayarkon Park reflects Israel’s geological diversity by featuring stones from Mount Hermon to Eilat, which are surrounded by hundreds of local plant species.

Cactus Garden

Another of Hayarkon Park’s unique gardens, this one contains 55,000 plants and 3,700 species (some extremely rare) and a special section devoted to African flora.

Hayarkon Park

At 1,000 acres, Hayarkon Park is considered Israel’s equivalent to New York’s Central Park, and it offers endless activities for families, sports fans and nature lovers. Also known as Ganei Yehoshua, the park comprises sprawling lawns, playgrounds, jogging and bike paths, gardens, two outdoor concert venues and an artificial lake. Popular children’s attractions include Tzapari, …

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