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The Northern part of Tel Aviv is an luxury residential area. It is divided into neighborhoods that are mostly a status symbol. The most known neghborhood in the area is "Ramat Aviv Gimel" because of an Israeli soap opera in that name that was shown during the 90's. Many people from outside Tel Aviv confuse to think that Ramat Aviv is the entire area.
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[[Image:North-TLV-at-Night.jpg|thumb|View of North Tel Aviv at night. The Azrieli center can be seen on the left.]] The Northern part of Tel Aviv is an luxury residential area. It is divided into neighborhoods that are mostly a status symbol. The most known neghborhood in the area is "Ramat Aviv Gimel" because of an Israeli soap opera in that name that was shown during the 90's. Many people from outside Tel Aviv confuse to think that Ramat Aviv is the entire area.
  
 
The easiest way to mark the north in Tel Aviv is the Yarqon River, anything north of it is surely counted but also quite a few neighborhoods on the east joined it and are considered part of it as well.
 
The easiest way to mark the north in Tel Aviv is the Yarqon River, anything north of it is surely counted but also quite a few neighborhoods on the east joined it and are considered part of it as well.

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View of North Tel Aviv at night. The Azrieli center can be seen on the left.
The Northern part of Tel Aviv is an luxury residential area. It is divided into neighborhoods that are mostly a status symbol. The most known neghborhood in the area is "Ramat Aviv Gimel" because of an Israeli soap opera in that name that was shown during the 90's. Many people from outside Tel Aviv confuse to think that Ramat Aviv is the entire area.

The easiest way to mark the north in Tel Aviv is the Yarqon River, anything north of it is surely counted but also quite a few neighborhoods on the east joined it and are considered part of it as well.

The one part of the north that is not residential is Ramat Ha'Chayal. It's a business area that is quite small but filled with skyscrapers, restaurants and bars.

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Get in

By train

The "University Train Station" in Tel Aviv is located in the north so when arriving from other cities it's quite comfortable. If arriving from within Tel Aviv, the train is not recommended as it's way in the east of Tel Aviv and not very close to all the rest.

By bus

The best way to arrive from within Tel Aviv to the north is by buses. Some of the major buses are: 13, 24, 25, 47, 48. They go all the way from the south to the east and can get you close to most attractions in the area.

By car

You can enter via the Ayalon (the main highway) or through Namir road (the continuation of highway 2). However, especially during the morning you should avoid entering Tel Aviv by car as many commuters are jamming the roads.

See

  • Eretz Israel Museum (Eretz Israel Museum), 2 Haim Levanon Street (Dan Buses: 7, 27, 45, 24, 25. Egged Buses: 74, 274, 86.), +972-3-6415244, [1]. Open Su-Th 9AM-3PM, F-Sa 10AM-2PM. History, archaeology and culture - includes the archaeological site of Tel Qasile, the remains of an early Philistine settlement Adult: 38 NIS, Child: 26 NIS.
  • Beth Hatefutsoth (Museum of Jewish Diaspora), Tel Aviv University Campus, Klausner Street (bus:7, 25 from city center, entrance through Matatia Gate 2), +972-3-6408000, [2]. Open Su-Th 10am-4pm. This multimedia museum tells the story of the 2000 years of Jewish life throughout the entire world. It’s less about history and more about people: how the lived, worked, celebrated or prayed. A must-see if you like to know more about Jewish heritage. The museum is situated inside Tel-Aviv University campus, so you can walk around a bit to see how the Israeli student looks like. The university gallery sometimes features interesting exhibitions. The newly built Smolarsh Auditorium is nicknamed The Atomic Reactor, due to its strange shape; the red-brick synagogue is referred to as The Petrol Distillery because its resemblance to the country main distilleries north of Haifa. Adults: NIS 35, including audio guiding.

Do

  • Luna Park, 972-3-6427080, [3]. Tel Aviv's main amusement park. While the rides it has to offer are no competition to ones that can be found in other countries, it should still be considered for a visit by thrill-loving tourists, especially families with kids, since the park has a large amount of child-friendly rides. The park has two rollercoasters.
  • Meymadion, [4]. A large waterpark very close to Luna Park Tel Aviv. It offers a varied selection of waterslides, both for thrill seekers and for children. Nitce that during summer vacations the lines get fairly long.

Buy

  • Ramat Aviv Mall. One of the biggest and most popular shopping centres in the city. You will find here all the major brands, from Tommy Hilfiger to Calvin Klein, in addition to some Israeli brands. There is also a good food court with a nice selection of fast food chains.

Eat

Drink

  • Leo Bloom's, 24 Raul Wallenberg, [5]. The second most famous Irish pub in Tel Aviv. A meeting place for the northern Tel Aviv youth and visitors from cities north of Tel Aviv.

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