Encompassing the area north of Ben-Gurion Boulevard, North Tel Aviv is an upscale residential area of the Israeli capital. It’s home to outstanding museums and sprawling green spaces such as Hayarkon Park, as well as the campus of Tel Aviv University and the bustling business hub of Ramat Ha’Chayal.
Things to do in North Tel Aviv
In the Ramat Aviv neighbourhood of North Tel Aviv is the Eretz Israel Museum, which boasts an impressive collection of archaeological, anthropological and cultural artefacts. A highlight is the “Man and His Work” exhibit where you can see traditional handicrafts being demonstrated, together with grain grinding and bread making. The museum also encompasses the archaeological site of Tel Qasile and a planetarium.
Forming part of Tel Aviv University is the Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot, where you can learn about the Jewish experience over the last 4,000 years. Hear about their achievements, traditions and spirit as you browse the multimedia exhibits or coincide your visit with a film screening. Nearby is the Steinhardt Museum of Natural History, which documents mankind’s interactions with the natural world.
Travelling with kids? Don’t miss a visit to Tel Aviv’s most popular amusement park, Luna Park, where you’ll find thrilling roller coasts and kid-friendly rides. Get your adrenaline pumping on the Anaconda roller coaster, brave the Ghost Train or soak up the elevated views from the Star Flyer. If you’re visiting in the summer months, head to the nearby waterpark of Meymadion, which features themed swimming pools and water slides.
Getting around North Tel Aviv
North Tel Aviv is around 10 minutes’ drive from the city centre and can be accessed from the University and Center railway stations. Buses travel throughout the district and connect most of its attractions or taxis are readily available for getting around.