Slide Title

Tel Aviv: Coastline

Photographer/Creator

Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College

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Date

3-1980

Description

Photographed from one of the many hotels along Retsif Herbert Samuel, the beaches in Tel Aviv are one of the cities main tourist attractions. The beaches are ranked amongst the best in the world, attracting visitors and locals alike and playing a significant role in the city's cultural life.

The economic potential of the Tel Aviv beach was understood early in the city’s development. Development of hotels, sea walls and clubs began in 1936 according to the Gruenblatt Plan.

Notes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tel_Aviv#Tourism

Hatuka, Tali. Violent Acts and Urban Space in Contemporary Tel Aviv. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2010) p. 103-104

Creator 1 Role

Photographer

Subject Headings

Beaches -- Bathing Beaches -- Israel -- Tel Aviv-Jaffa; Cities and towns -- Israel -- Tel Aviv-Jaffa;

Country Name

Israel

City Name

Tel Aviv-Jaffa

Keywords

tourism, Israel, Tel Aviv, beaches, recreation, aerial

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