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Kikar Hamedina

Kikar Hamedina (Tel Aviv) – designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer (along with Israeli architects), this is a popular outdoor shopping strip which has a number of high-end stores, such as Burberry, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada and many more.

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Jerusalem Mall

Jerusalem Mall (Derech Agudat Sport Maccabi, Jerusalem) — The Azrieli Group’s Jerusalem Mall (Malha) is by far Jerusalem’s largest and most popular shopping mall. The three-level facility is home to a staggeringly sizeable food court, and popular stores in the mall include H&M, Zara, Mango, Office Depot, Home Center, SuperPharm, Toys R Us and the […]

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HaTachana

HaTachana (Tel Aviv) — Tel-Aviv’s historic train station has been renovated and restored to become a trendy shopping center and public gathering place. Located between Tel-Aviv Beach and the Neve Tzedek neighborhood the train station was built in 1892 and was the final stop on the Jerusalem-Jaffa railway line.   The stations unique heritage and […]

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Dizengof Center Mall

Dizengof Center Mall (between Dizengoff Street and King George Street, Tel Aviv) – this shopping center has over 220 retailers and other outlets, 18 eateries & restaurants, and two movie theaters. Brands there range from Zara to Mango, Nike, Adidas, Topshop, Aldo, Accessorize and Nine West, but also some local stores and chains, such as […]

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Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine (13 Herkevim Street, Talpiyot, Jerusalem) – opened since 1991, this venue (located within the Talpiyot warehouse district) holds live shows of musicians performing various types of music, such as rock, heavy metal, jazz, hip-hop, Israeli music, and any other genre out there. There’s also a bar, and even a sound school and rehearsal […]

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Yehoshua

Yehoshua (19 Ben Sira Street, Jerusalem) – this is a popular bar for the 20-something crowd. The bar itself is located in the middle of this establishment (with lounge seating toward the back). The music played here is mainly “top 40” pop, with a fair share of locals and tourists partying here during the late […]

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Uganda

Uganda (4 Aristobulus Street, Jerusalem) – this is a laidback nightspot where both local musicians, as well as hip young tourists hang out. The adjacent building is often used as a concert venue or dance floor, with music ranging from reggae to electro house music. Interestingly, this place is a hummus café and comic book […]

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The Container

The Container (Old Jaffa Port, Warehouse 2, Tel Aviv) – this is an art space, as well as being a hip bar and restaurant – all within a one-time industrial warehouse. Numerous indie rock bands perform live here. For those who get hungry, the food served here is a mix of North African, Middle Eastern […]

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Radio EPGB

Radio EPGB (Shadel 7, Tel Aviv) – located in a basement just off of Rothschild Boulevard, this is an underground bar, and home of underground & indie electronic music in Tel Aviv. “EPGB” is an effort by the club owners to connect themselves culturally to New York’s legendary underground rock & punk club “CBGB”. EPGB’s […]

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Mitte City Bar

Mitte City Bar (7 Horkanos Street, Jerusalem) – this is a great hangout spot for those into European electronic dance music. This bar makes an effort to recreate a bit of Berlin’s clubbing scene – complete with DJ-driven electronic House and Trance music parties on Friday evenings. Naturally, this is a draw for both local […]