The White City of Tel Aviv
Continue on to the southern Tel Aviv neighborhood of Old Jaffa, enjoy the panoramic view that perfectly contrasts the ancient and modern culture that is Israel. Walking tour of this area mentioned from the time of Noah, to Jonah through Philistines, Romans and Crusaders … till today
The Palmach Museum
Weizmann Institute of Science
Stop at the Weizmann Institute of Science, a public research university housing around 2,500 scientists, postdoctoral fellows performing cutting edge scientific. The institute also runs programs for youth, including science clubs, camps and competitions. The tour includes the solar tower, Weizmann’s home, the first President of Israel, and burial spot.
Go underground in Rehovot to a once-secret bullet factory from the pre Israeli state Palestine, the Ayalon Institute. This clandestine bullet factory was built in 1945 right under the noses of the British. Above ground it was a working bread factory, however underground they were producing up to 40,000 bullets a day. It has been said that the bullets manufactured at the Ayalon Institute constituted the only supply that was not in shortage during the war of independence.
Get an insider’s view of one of Tel Aviv’s oldest marketplaces, the Levinsky Market, is a great and delicious way to feel the city’s pulse! Dialogue with Inbal Baum, who will introduce you to the flavors and the history of this famous market. Lunch won’t be necessary this day as you nibble-along-the-way!
Stroll the tree-lined Rothschild Boulevard and see the UNESCO White City which features one of the world’s finest examples of Bahaus architecture. Learn about the establishment of neighborhoods outside the original Jaffa limits and how the city extended north.
Experience Tel Aviv with a unique perspective. Tour the White City and see first-hand the “100 years to Tel Aviv” biking the streets of Tel Aviv. Starting at the Tel Aviv port you will make your way through Tel Aviv to the South, the Tachana compound, Neve Zedek. Rotschild, Kikar Rabin and back to the port.
Visit the Ben-Gurion House, an historic house and museum in Tel Aviv. Built in 1930 it served as an additional residence for Israel’s first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion until 1968.