Gush Dan attractions

Top Choice Museum in Holon

Design Museum Holon

Ron Arad's elongated and extremely elegant swirl of red concrete and steel is one of Greater Tel Aviv's most striking examples of contemporary architecture. Inside, the museum includes two spaces that house regularl…
Top Choice Beach in Herzliya

Herzliya Beach

The long stretch of white sandy beaches from the marina to the Apollonia National Park is the main pull for people coming to Herzliya. Thanks to its sheer width, it offers more space than the sometimes crowded beach…
Top Choice Beach in Netanya

Netanya Beach

One of Israel's best-kept and most beautiful beaches, Netanya is actually a string of 12km-long sandy shores. The further you walk away from the city centre, the less crowded the beaches become. During weekdays thes…
Top Choice Historic Site in Ramla

Pool of Al Anazia

Atmospheric and shaded by ancient stone structures, the 'Pool of Arches' is an underground 8th-century reservoir. The most significant structure left from the Abbasid period, it is sometimes called the Pool of St He…
Top Choice Beach in Rishon LeZion

Palmachim Beach

Considered one of Israel's finest beaches, Palmachim is a natural rocky bay with a small but excellent sandy beach. It's situated west of the main town of Rishon LeZion, past the huge Ikea store, down Hwy 4311. It i…
Museum in Gush Dan

Weizmann Institute of Science

The world-renowned Weizmann Institute of Science is an educational campus open to the public, comprising a visitors centre, ecological gardens and the Weizmann House. One of the highlights for visitors is the Clore …
National Park in Herzliya

Apollonia National Park

This picturesque coastal park contains the ruins of a Crusader castle that becomes the venue for open-air concerts during summer weekends. There are some stunning views out over the Mediterranean, and nearby you can…
Beach in Gush Dan

Mikhmoret Beach

Mikhmoret is a spectacular beach, where acres of sand dunes run alongside the Mediterranean coast. Also a residential moshav (cooperative settlement), it's a calm spot to while away a day. The beach is well equipped…
National Park in Gush Dan

Alexander Stream National Park

This nature reserve is located on the expansive white sand dunes where the Alexander stream meets the Mediterranean Sea. Believe it or not, these shallow streams are home to the largest population of soft-shell turt…
Market in Ramla

Ramla Market

Running the length of Jabotinsky St, Ramla's vibrant Middle Eastern bazaar has been going for more than a century, since the late Ottoman period. People come from all over Israel to buy rare spices, Arabic antiques …