Tzafon Yashan

Fresh juice stands nourish peaceful protesters in front of this seaside neighborhood's civic buildings.

Throughout Tzafon Yashon's elegant residential streets, you're more likely to hear birds chirping than the thump of nightclubs. Drifting paddle boats create a meditative atmosphere in HaYarkon Park, uninterrupted by the bustle of Kikar Rabin Square. Here, peaceful protesters chant outside civic buildings as poised heiresses waltz past, shopping bags balanced on each arm.

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On the Map

Tzafon Yashan is bordered by Kikar Hamedina, Kokhav HaTzafon, Yehuda Hamaccabi, and Merkaz HaIr

Ben Gurion International Airport 20 minutes by car
Tel Aviv Port 20 minute walk
Yarkon Park 30 minutes by public transit/ 10 minutes by car
Rothschild Boulevard 10 minutes by car

  • Public transit is Easy
  • Having a car is Difficult

Suburban Calm

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In Tzafon Yashan, young Tel Avivians carry toddlers instead of college textbooks.

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And drink fresh juice instead of beer.

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Exceptions are made for fine wines.

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Naturally, coffee is also a must.

River recreation in HaYarkon Park

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In Tel Aviv's version of Central Park, every creatures is on the go.

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Skate by land, pedal by sea.

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Crystalline waters.

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Paths lined with palm trees.

All Rivers Lead to the Ocean

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Bike to the beach in the early afternoon to greet new friends.

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Everyone's here.

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Jump on in, the water's fine.

Kikar Rabin Square

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The historic square has been the cornerstone of many political rallies in Israel.

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It also hosts art exhibitions and independence day celebrations.

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Peaceful pigeons.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

David Vaaknin

David is an editorial and commercial photographer specializing in environmental portraiture, reportage, landscape, travel and lifestyle photography, currently based in Jerusalem, Israel. http://dvphotonet.com/