About The Tour
Established in 1909 on the sand dunes outside of Jaffa as another suburb. This attempt turned into the First Hebrew City- also where the Hebrew language was brought back to spotlight after 2000 years - Tel Aviv. The dream of the founders to make Tel Aviv the modern Jewish city was not easy. The short history of Tel Aviv is also the story of a struggle of building the state and declaration of Independence. Still dynamic, young, advanced, dense, liberal and modern - The Tel Aviv tour can show what is left of the early days of the first Hebrew city.
➤ The Water Fountain
The founders' monument where the Idea of the first Hebrew city broke ground. The water fountain - right over where the first water tower stood.
➤ The in Law's House'
3 boy's that were the first born generation of Tel Aviv that in their adulthood were from the founding fathers of the State of Israel- and were in laws.
➤ Independence Hall
First built as the house of Meir Dizengoff, the legendary Mayor of Tel Aviv, and later the place where the declaration of Independence was held.
➤ First Hebrew School
The site of the first Hebrew school in Tel Aviv and the first skyscraper in the middle east.
➤ Nahalat Binyamin
The Fabric district of Tel Aviv, Also known as the garment St. As Tel Aviv grew into a city, different people of trade built their own areas that slowly became parts of Tel Aviv. Along this street is where the greatest designers in Israel buy their raw materials.
➤ Carmel Market
Walk through the Carmel Market in to the old Yemenite quarter- one of the oldest parts of Tel Aviv and the only area built as a grid. It still keeps the old & small businesses, community life and atmosphere. The Yemenite quarter is also a classic example of city preservation and gentrification of the historical sites.
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