Southern Tel Aviv Attractions

Hassan Bek Mosque

Built in 1916 by Yafo’s Turkish-Arab governor, the distinctive Ottoman-style house of worship is the only functioning mosque on the Tel Aviv side of Tel Aviv-Yafo.

Hatikva Market

A bit off the beaten path, Hatikva Market offers an authentic “shuk” shopping experience and is also home to some quality Moroccan and Iraqi restaurants.

Opera Tower (shopping center)

The geometric apartment complex and shopping center just off the promenade sits on the site of the First Knesset and originally housed the Israel Opera.

The Promenade (Hatayelet)

Tel Aviv’s promenade plays a vital role in the city’s thriving beach culture. Even in winter months, people jog or bike ride along the path, which stretches from the green expanses of Hayarkon Park in the north to Old Yafo in the south. The promenade truly comes alive during spring and summer, when it is …

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Great Synagogue

Located at Allenby and Ahad Ha’am Streets, the Great Synagogue is Israel’s third largest house of worship. The imposing structure opened in 1926 and was renovated in 1970, when the giant concrete arches that characterize it were added to the façade. The temple’s ornate stained-glass windows, replicas of European synagogue panes destroyed during the Holocaust, …

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Suzanne Dellal Centre

Established in 1989, this cultural venue serves as the centerpiece of the Neve Tzedek neighborhood. Suzanne Dellal offers an array of modern and experimental productions, and is home to some top Israeli dance troupes, including the Batsheva Dance Company and the Inbal Dance Theater. The center’s beautifully restored old buildings and picturesque piazza are one …

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Chelouche House

Erected in 1886 by Aharon Chelouche, an Algerian immigrant, this was the first Jewish home built outside of Old Yafo in what would later become Neve Tzedek. Address: 32 Shlush (Chelouche) St.

Etzel Museum

Located in Charles Clore Park, the museum traces the underground force’s activities and commemorates those who fell during the time leading up to Israel’s independence in 1948 Location: South end of Herbert Samuel Promenade

Lehi Museum

This museum highlights the Jewish underground fighters’ story during the British Mandate up to the establishment of Israel, paying special attention to the group’s leader, Avraham Stern.

Collection House Museum

This small museum explains the history of the Israeli army (Israel Defense Forces) from 1948 until the present, using maps, photographs, documents, weapons and more.