Tel Aviv

👥 Population: 460,000

🕑 Time Zone: Israel Standard Time (IST): UTC +2

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Tel Aviv is the most populous city in Israel, forming its economic and technological centre. Featuring an extensive collection of beaches, Tel Aviv is a lively, bustling city with the second highest concentration of startups in the world.


Tel Aviv's climate is mediterranean with warm to hot summers and warm to cool winters. Most rainfall happens in winter. Average summer temperature is 27°C and winter is 14°C.

Where to live

Tayelet/Tel Aviv Port (Namal): Good for tourists and families. Next to the beach. Lots of hotels, restaurants, shopping, nightlife and outdoor activities.

Lev Ha’ir/White City: Considered the heart of the city. Good for shopping, plenty of cafes, restaurants and nightclubs.

Neve Tzedek: Good for first timers and backpackers although caters to families and all budgets. Artsy vibe and has many historical buildings and boutiques. Relaxed.

Florentin/Jaffa: Both are good for everyone including families. Vibrant and trendy and has lots of cafes and restaurants.

Useful resources







Tel Aviv Port Market (Shuk HaNamal)

Carmel Market (Shuk HaCarmel)

HaTikva Market


The website for Shufersal is only accessible from within Israel, so you'll have to use a VPN. There is also another supermarket chain called: Yesh

Convenience stores

Small local shops known as “Makolets”.

Getting around

From airport

Ben Gurion Airport

Method: Bus, Airport Shuttle, train, taxi


Ministry of Transport

Methods: Bus, train, Service Taxi (minibus)

Uber available

✅  yes as well as Blacklane, Gett and local taxis

Uber price estimate

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