10 Fantastic Things To Do In Holon, Israel

Things to do in Holon
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The city derives its name from the Hebrew word “holon,” meaning “(little) sand.” It has the second-largest industrial zone in Israel. Holon’s pride is its emergence as a national culture and design center that attracts visitors from all over the country.

Its climate is classified as warm and temperate with a greater amount of rain during the winters and a lesser amount of rain during the summer. The nearest major airport is Sde Dov Airport, which has domestic flights from Tel Aviv, Israel and is 14 kilometers (9 miles) from the center of Holon, Israel. Some of the tourists’ attractions in the city of Holon, Israel are Jaffa Port, Ariel Sharon Park, Peres Park and Israeli Children’s Museum. Read on to learn about the best things to do in Holon!

1. Jaffa Port

Jaffa Port
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The Jaffa Port is a time-worn port on the Mediterranean Sea, located in the Old City of Jaffa, Israel. The place has a great historical significance and has a history spanning over three millennia along with its mention in many ancient works. The place has an old fishing harbor and modern boat docks and is a major tourist attraction with a combination of old, new and restored buildings. The sights on the Jaffa includes art galleries, souvenir shops, restaurants, sidewalk cafes, boardwalks, and shopping, which offers a variety of culture, entertainment, and food. The city is noted for its export of the Jaffa oranges.

Jaffa Port

Address: Jaffa, 68031 Tel Aviv, Israel

Website: Jaffa Port

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2. Ariel Sharon Park

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Ariel Sharon Park is one of the biggest environmental parks established on the former Hiriya waste dump located southeast of Tel Aviv, Israel. It is unique in the way that it is spread on the plot of land, which was polluted and neglected for decades and now has been turned into a flourishing metropolitan park. The park is open to the general public and has a network of hiking trails and bicycle paths across open areas, along river banks, and through shady groves, as well as areas for leisure and recreation activities.

Ariel Sharon Park

Address: Haim Barlev Road 298 (Havat Shalem), Tel Aviv, Israel

Website: Ariel Sharon Park

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3. Peres Park

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Peres Park is a park with an area of ​​300 hectares (750 acres) in the southwest of the city of Holon, named for Shimon Peres. Peres Park is Holon’s largest green “lung.” This center operates diverse recreation and entertainment activity throughout the year attracting many citizens and visitors to many exciting events such as festivals and music recitals. The park is an integral part of the vision of the city of Holon and its branding as the Children’s City.

Peres Park

Address: Holon, Israel

Website: Peres Park

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4. Israeli Children's Museum

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The Israeli Children’s Museum is an educational-cultural institution providing unique learning experiences which are one of a kind in Israel. Since its opening in 2001, more than two million visitors of all ages have visited the museum. The museum offers visitors a variety of activities, which share the common feature of adventures that incorporate emotional intelligence, education for tolerance and acceptance of the other. The visit to the Israeli Children’s Museum in Holon is an unforgettable experience and is designed to take the visitors on a fascinating adventure through the world of imagination and communication.

Israeli Children's Museum

Address: Jerusalem Street Number 214, Holon, Israel

Website: Israeli Children’s Museum

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5. Hai Kef

This zoo is home to a variety of rare animals and is based on zoological and botanical topics. The facility also includes a petting zoo, where children can get close and personal with the “residents.” This is where children can see rare animals and touch and stroke domestic animals such as goats, rabbits, and lambs.

Hai Kef

Address: Sderot Golda Meir 1, 75290 Rishon Lezion, Israel

Facebook: Hai Kef

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6. Park HaHorshot

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The Park HaHorshot is located in south Tel Aviv in the heart of the historic agricultural area of ​​Jaffa and is surrounded by the residential neighborhoods. The park serves as a green lung which is designed to improve the quality of life and identify the residents with their surroundings.

Park HaHorshot

Address: Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Website: Park HaHorshot

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7. Gordon Beach

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The Gordon Beach, located on Gordon Street in Tel Aviv, is very popular among tourists due to the proximity to the hotels. This city beach is impressive from the first glance with a large area of fine sandy beach meeting the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The cool breeze and the chill water along with a beautiful beach view makes it a must-visit for all the tourists. The place is a visual delight and has a soothing effect on the visitors.

Gordon Beach

Address: J. L. Gordon St 1, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Website: Gordon Beach (in Hebrew)

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8. Design Museum Holon

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Design Museum Holon is the first museum in Israel which is dedicated to design and its building was planned and designed by Israeli architect and industrial designer Ron Arad in cooperation with Bruno Asa. The museum is in the eastern part of the new culture area of Holon that includes the Médiathèque. Nearby is the faculty of design at the Holon Institute of Technology. The museum was noted by travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler as one of the new world wonders.

Design Museum Holon

Address: 8 Pinhas Eilon Street, 58459 Holon, Israel

Website: Design Museum Holon

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9. Bugrashov Beach

Tel Aviv Beach at Dawn
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Bograshov Beach is one of the nicest city beaches of Tel Aviv with its fine white sand and turquoise-blue water. This spacious beach is in the heart of the city and stretches along a modern promenade. The beach has become a favorite with families because the water is shallow and wave breakers create safe swimming conditions. There are toilets, showers and numerous sun-loungers at the beach, as well as a restaurant serving local specialties such as shakshuka, hummus, and falafel.

Bugrashov Beach

Address: Tel Aviv-Yafo,Israel

Website: Bugrashov Beach (in Hebrew)

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10. Water skiing at Lake TLV

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Located in the middle of a green park in south Tel Aviv, Lake TLV offers a variety of water-skiing experiences. The site is located in one of the most beautiful areas in the center, next to the renewed Sharon Park, and offers in the heart of the noisy urban area, a place you can spend a relaxed and calm time and enjoy the greenery. The cable allows everyone to water ski and is appealing for everyone, from young children to adventure sports enthusiasts.

Lake TLV

Address: Biranit St 16, 67654 Tel Aviv, Israel

Website: Lake TLV

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A promising vacation spot

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The city of Holon, Israel caters to the needs and taste of all categories of individuals. It has everything that one can ask for a memorable vacation. It is an ultimate tourist attraction which needs to be visited and explored. Hurry and rush to Holon to have the most remarkable time of your life.

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