National Geographic places Tel Aviv in top 10 seaside cities

National Geographic magazine reports, “There’s plenty of room for beach bathing in this modern Israeli city on the Mediterranean.”

By Dan Lavie, Ilan Gategno & Israel Hayom Staff

 

Tel Aviv has been named by the National Geographic magazine as one of the world’s top 10 oceanfront cities. Tel Aviv was joined on the list by Tallinn, Estonia; Saint John’s, Canada; San Diego, California; Marseille, France; Perth and Brisbane, Australia; Durban, South Africa; Vladivostok, Russia; and Portland, Maine.

The Tel Aviv beach – Photo: GettyImages

“There’s plenty of room for beach bathing in this modern Israeli city on the Mediterranean,” National Geographic said of Tel Aviv.

The magazine noticed the rejuvenation of the Jaffa port, saying, “The historic port of Jaffa has found new life in recent years with a vibrant gallery, cafe and restaurant scene.”

In recent years, Tel Aviv has been included on a number of top 10 travel lists. In 2014, Twitter users from across the globe rated Tel Aviv as one of the top 10 hottest destinations to visit.

 

View original Israel Hayom publication at: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=23953

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