Central Israel

Cities and places of interest in the center of Israel

Israel – Central Israel – Cities and Sites

Cities and Sites in Central Israel The central part of Israel includes cities like Tel Aviv, Ramat-Gan and Herzliya. Central Israel is the most heavily populated  area in Israel  and includes many popular tourist and holiday resort towns as well as ancient cities and archeological sites. Most young people choose […]

Tel Aviv Coastline view

old Jaffa

Tour Israel – Israeli Cities – Jaffa

Jaffa is one of the oldest port cities in the world, it has been inhabited since approximately 7.500 years BCE and the harbor has been in use since the Bronze Age. Jaffa has been ruled by the Egyptians, and the Canaanites as well as other ancient civilizations and eventually by […]

Israeli Cities – Central Israel – Rishon Lezion

Rishon Lezion is the fourth largest city in Israel and being conveniently situated within easy reach of both Tel Aviv and Jerusalem is a lovely way to spend a day sightseeing. Located on the central coastal strip just south of Tel Aviv it is regarded as part of the metropolitan […]

Park in Rishon Lezion

Tel Aviv Museum of the Diaspora

Places in Israel – Israeli Cities – Tel Aviv

The modern city of Tel-Aviv in Israel was established in 1909 on sand dunes right next to the old city of Jaffa. The name Tel Aviv is derived from the word Tel (a mound of ancient ruins) and Aviv (spring) connoting emergence and rejuvenation. In 1911 Meir Dizengoff was appointed […]