In 2003 UNESCO designated the White City of Tel Aviv as a world heritage site. What is so special about the White City? In this tour we look for answers in the history and cultural significance of what has become a hallmark for architectural preservartion. We start at Dizengoff Square, considered the heart of the White City, walk through the interesting sites showcasing its heritage and conclude with a stroll on busy Dizengoff Street. Along the way, we'll get to the heart of what makes Tel Aviv's architecture a world renowned treasure.
Dizengoff Square, Bauhaus inspired architecture, Ohel Theatre, Dov Hoz Community Centre, Dizengoff Street, Frishman Tower, Hotel Cinema
Dizengoff Square is a well known site in the city center of Tel Aviv. Ask anyone and they'll point you in the right direction. Many bus routes pass near Dizengoff Square. You can also take a taxi, use a bicycle or walk at your convenience
Places to stop along the way:
Cafe Ohel, Cafe Yael at Dov Hoz Community Center. Shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs along Dizengoff Street
Best time of day:
A walking tour in Tel Aviv is best done in the morning hours or late afternoon, to avoid the heat. Most sites are also well lit during night time.
Watch your step as you cross roads.
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