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The city boasts 16 beaches, all of which have clean toilets and outdoor showers, and most also offer indoor showers and changing rooms.

The beaches of Tel Aviv are diverse, and consistently receive rave reviews from the visitors. The Nordau Street Beach caters to conservative, Orthodox Jewish sun seekers by offering separate visiting days for men and women, while the Atzmaut Beach is especially welcoming to Tel Aviv’s vibrant gay community. The areas adjacent to the Tel Aviv Marina (primarily Gordon-Frishman Beach) are the ideal spot to hop in on a game of volleyball or participate in surfing, kayaking, boating or diving. Whether you want to go swimming with the dogs, relax and read or play matkot Israel’s favorite beach sport you'll find a shoreline to suit your needs.

Considering the city’s beaches span 9 miles along the western edge of Tel Aviv, there are a variety of ways to reach them. Bus No. 4 is your best option though because it runs north to south and any stop you choose will only be one block from the shore. For a full directory of the city's beaches, visit the Tel Aviv tourism website.

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#1 The Tayelet It's easy to see why walking and biking are the preferred modes of transportation here: With a 3-mile-long beachside boardwalk to cruise, taking a taxi or a bus just ... Read more » Rafael Ben Ari / Courtesy of www.goisrael.com

#2 Neve Tzedek Sitting about halfway between downtown Tel Aviv and Jaffa is Neve Tzedek, one of Tel Aviv's original settlements. Composed of beautifully restored houses, boutique shops, thriving cafes and trendy ... Read more » Courtesy of www.goisrael.com

#3 Jaffa This ancient city located just south of Tel Aviv can trace its roots back to the Bible. Jaffa is said to have been named for Noah's son, Japhet, who ... Read more » Courtesy of www.goisrael.com

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#6 Tel Aviv Museum of Art The Tel Aviv Museum of Art is one of Israel's premier artistic institutions, housing works from the 16th century to the present. Boasting drawings, paintings, sculptures and photography, this ... Read more » Artur Salisz / flickr

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#8 Carmel Market (Shuk HaCarmel) Sandwiched between Allenby Street to the north and HaKovshim Park to the south, the buzzing Carmel Market is the largest open-air marketplace in the city. Here, crowds converge on stalls ... Read more » Cosmo Condina / Getty Images

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