Flight tickets from Polokwane to Tel Aviv

Welcome to beautiful Tel Aviv-Yafo, the vibrant and exciting city that you have to experience to believe. Situated on the Mediterranean coast in Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo is a bustling international city packed with stunning beaches, fascinating historical sites, world-class nightlife, and plenty of culinary delights. Enjoy the buzzing atmosphere of the city center or venture out to explore some of Tel Aviv's many unique neighborhoods. With a mix of old and new, there is something for everyone in Tel Aviv-Yafo. Whether you're looking for a place to escape the hustle of typical tourist hot spots or a place with plenty of attractions and activities, Tel Aviv-Yafo has everything you need. Read on to find out more about what this incredible city has to offer.

Getting to Know Tel Aviv-Yafo

Tel Aviv-Yafo is the second largest city in Israel. It is located along the Mediterranean Sea, in the center of the country. As of 2020, the population of Tel Aviv-Yafo was roughly 483,000 people. Tel Aviv-Yafo is in the Israel Time Zone. This zone uses UTC+02:00, which is two hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time. Hebrew is the official language of Tel Aviv-Yafo, though many people also speak Arabic and English. The official currency of Tel Aviv-Yafo is the Israeli New Shekel (ILS).

Climate and Weather

The climate of Tel Aviv-Yafo is classified as hot semi-arid. The terrain is quite flat, and the city's position along the Mediterranean coast ensures sunny and hot weather most of the year. Average temperatures in the summer reach up to 31°C (88°F) with temperatures reaching as high as 35-40°C (95-104°F) during a heat wave, usually for several days. Winters are cooled by ocean breezes and daytime temperatures range between 15-20°C (59-68°F). Annual rainfall in Tel Aviv-Yafo averages at around 350-400 mm (14-16 inches), with most of the rain falling in the winter months between December and April. In the summer months, there is very little rainfall, and this coupled with the sometimes extreme heat can result in water restrictions in some areas.

Touring Tel Aviv-Yafo: Airport and Transportation

There are two international airports in Tel Aviv-Yafo: Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) and Sde Dov Airport (SDV). You can get from Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV) to downtown Tel Aviv-Yafo via taxi, shuttle or public transportation. Taxi rides cost approximately 50 NIS, shuttles cost around 17 NIS, and public transport fares are around 6 – 10 NIS, depending on the route taken. Yes, you can change money at Tel Aviv-Yafo airport. There are exchange desks in various areas of the airport, offering competitive rates.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Tel Aviv-Yafo

  1. Tel Aviv-Yafo is a city rich in history and culture with its origins dating back to 1909. It is full of vibrant galleries, museums, markets and theatres offering tourists a unique experience.
  2. Tel Aviv-Yafo is most well known for its modern architecture, gourmet cuisine and lively nightlife culture. Many landmark restaurants and bars dot the cityscape, all providing visitors with an opportunity to sample the delicious flavors of Israeli cuisine.
  3. Tel Aviv-Yafo is home to many of Israel's famous sites such as the Azrieli Center, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Neve Tzedek quarter, and the old port. A number of outdoor festivals and cultural events are held around the city throughout the year, making it a perfect destination for travelers who appreciate the city’s history and culture

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