While Israel is filled with rich and ancient history, Tel Aviv tells the story of a modern, innovative city – technologically advanced and socially progressive. Discover Tel Aviv’s street art, its impressive collection of Bauhaus architecture, and beautiful neighborhoods of the German and American colonies on this 3-hour walking tour.
Nestled here in Tel Aviv’s Jaffa, you might be surprised to find a little piece of Maine, USA, but that’s exactly where these houses were pre-built by American colonists coming to Israel in the late 1800s. While most of these settlers quickly returned to the USA within a few years, their beautiful homes were almost immediately reoccupied by German settlers. Today, the 3-hour Modern Tel Aviv tour starts off by walking into this gorgeous neighborhood, which has been restored and renovated.
You may have heard of the Neve Tzedek neighborhood, with its avant-garde stores, jazz bars, and farmers’ markets. Your local Tel Aviv guide will take you to see some areas of the neighborhood that have not yet been gentrified, as well as introducing you to street art in the Florentin area, bustling markets and major landmarks like the Suzanne Dellal Dance Center.
As you leave Neve Tzedek and stroll down the famous Rothschild Boulevard, you’ll discover Tel Aviv’s White City, one of the largest collections of Bauhaus architecture in the world. Today the White City is a World Cultural Heritage site, and people come from the world over to see this impressive collection, developed by German Jewish architects who fled to Tel Aviv following the rise of the Nazis in the 1930s.