The lively city of Yehud is an ideal base for sightseeing in Tel Aviv, as well as travelling to and from Ben Gurion Airport. Walk around the bustling streets and relax in community gardens or head into the city to bask on sun-drenched beaches and visit big-ticket sights like the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
Things to do in Yehud
Zebras, hippos and rhinos are just some of the animals you’ll see at Safari Ramat Gan. You’ll also come face-to-face with majestic lions and hot-pink flamingos. Stop for lunch in the picnic area and time your visit to coincide with one of the animal feedings. There’s also a zoo where you can get up close with monkeys, elephants and kangaroos.
Yehud is a convenient base for visiting signature sights and attractions in Tel Aviv, including the Tel Aviv Museum of Art where you can admire works by Monet, Picasso and Van Gogh. The Nachum Gutman Museum of Art celebrates the life and legacy of the famous Israeli artist. Admire hundreds of paintings and sculptures by Nachum Gutman, as well as colourful illustrations from his children’s books. The streets of the trendy Florentin district are dotted with boutique galleries and studios.
Tel Aviv is fringed by a 14-kilometre stretch of golden sand and boasts some of the best beaches in Israel. Sunbathe alongside celebrities on upscale Metzitzim Beach and head down the coast to laid-back Alma Beach.
Escape the crowds and spend a relaxing afternoon in Park HaYarkon. The park stretches along the banks of the Yarkon River and features tree-lined paths and grassy meadows. Boat rentals are a fun way to explore the main lake.
Getting around Yehud
Taxis are a fast and affordable way to get around Yehud, or you can walk. The city is a 25-minute drive from Tel Aviv, or you can ride the bus from Yehud Junction in 30 minutes. Yehud is located at the northern end of Ben Gurion Airport.