ISRAEL – With 27 confirmed acts so far, Tel Aviv is going to welcome media and delegations next Monday for the 2nd edition of the successful and luxurious Israel Calling party, with a schedule of event which already seems more than amazing and glamorous. You have still time to catch up and fly to Tel Aviv and join the festivities. But why Tel Aviv? Because it’s the perfect and ideal city. What do you know about the city? Here are ten interesting facts about Tel Aviv:
Tel Aviv is called “the city that never sleeps” and she certainly justifies the title. You will find here almost everything, beautiful beaches, lively entertainment venues almost at every corner, cultural life and many art galleries & museums but the important thing its’ the opening hours, any time of the day, including the late hours.
Tel Aviv is Israel’s second largest city, 400 thousand residents live in it, The city is the center of economy, culture and the media of Israel.
As a city on the Mediterranean coast, the weather in Tel Aviv is accordingly. most of the year is hot and humid (march – late october) and the winter is very short (november – late february) and rainy. but even in the winter the temperatures are not so cold. the weather is very convenient for visiting almost all year long.
Tel Aviv is also known as the “white city”, for some old zones of Tel Aviv, with more than 4,000 structures associated with the international style architecture – and her concentration of Bauhaus buildings and green garden city avenues & streets.
Tel Aviv has been announced as the world’s best gay city in a Competition conducted by American Airlines and a gaycities.com from internet users all over the world for the best and most recommended city for the gay community worldwide.
Tel Aviv have more than 25 miles of bike paths – a quicker way of getting around the city. since the city is small and crowded, by car you will probably find yourself stuck in traffic most hours of the day.
Tel Aviv offers a lot of free attractions, such as: Tel Aviv-Jaffa Promenade, Hayarkon Park, Tel Aviv Port, Tel Aviv University’s Botanical Gardens, levinsky & hacarmel markets, neve tzedek and c’t.
Every Tuesday night in Tel Aviv, around 400 skaters hit the streets with their given nickname – the Rollers. Police escorts are on hand to keep the skaters safe as they skate along the city’s central spots. If you’ve got a pair of skates, don’t miss this fun energy. Meeting point: Habima National Theater, 10pm.
every 100 meters there is a juice stand and they all somehow manage to make a living. In the last decade the city exploded with juice stalls, the competition & commodity prices did good for the city.
The city have thirteen official beaches. You will find in every declared beach, a free changing rooms and toilets, lifeguard supervision and rescue station, chairs and sun beds for rent and pergolas. Rescuers working hours are 7-7pm and those hours are allowed to enter the water. some of the beaches also offer public fitness facilities (Jerusalem beach, Gordon Beach, Charles Clore Beach, Cliff Beach)