Not to miss – Israel’s Mediterranean coast – Tel Aviv!
Tel Aviv, a city on Israel’s Mediterranean coast, is marked by stark 1930s Bauhaus buildings, thousands of which are clustered in the White City architectural area. Museums include Beit Hatfutsot, whose multimedia exhibits illustrate the history of Jewish communities worldwide.
Tel Aviv has a large number of museums covering a wide range of subjects. The city was founded in 1909 by Jewish immigrants on the outskirts of the ancient port city of Jaffa.
Tel Aviv’sWhite City, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003, comprises the world’s largest concentration of International Style buildings (Bauhaus and other related modernist architectural styles).
Tel Aviv is a global city, and is the twenty-fifth most important financial center in the world. Tel Aviv has the third-largest economy of any city in the Middle East after Abu Dhabi and Tehran. The city receives over a million international visitors annually. Known as “The City that Never Sleeps” and a “party capital”, it has a lively nightlife, dynamic atmosphere and a famous 24-hour culture.
Are you culturally bent?..then it is time to visit one of the most creatively and culturally rich city…
Tel-Aviv Museum of Art
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents a variety of permanent and temporal exhibits at its home in the Helena Rubenstein Pavilion, located on Shaul Hamelech Boulevard, next to the Mann Auditorium
. The permanent exhibits include some of the best works of Israeli art, as well as sculptures from the 20’s until today. It features European paintings – impressionism and post-impressionism – from the 16th to the 19th centuries, as well as European and American works of the 20th century.
The museum’s graphic collection includes more than 20,000 prints and sketches. Among the museum’s outstanding works are a unique selection of early painted reliefs of Alexander Archipenko and works by Chagall, which he donated to the museum before its establishment. Helena Rubenstein’s well-known collection of miniature rooms is on permanent display in the pavilion, which bears her name.
Info.Source – en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tel_Aviv