“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”
– Marcel Proust
Join us on a cross-cultural Tel Aviv tour in the stunning quarter of The American Colony. Discover the story of the pioneering community that sailed here, in the 19th century, with grand aspirations and hopes. Following the pioneers, you will hear of their American dreams. As you go you will dive into a rare mix of cultures, histories and stories that include Americans, British, Australians, Germans and many more.
This Tel Aviv tour unravels the diverse culture that is exhibited in the architecture and urban planning of this quarter. We will lead you to little back yards and into the quarter’s exquisite church. You will discover the renewed legendary fashion house and a unique collection of glass-slate pictures from the 19th century. You will experience the cross-cultural links between past and present cultures. In addition, you will encounter transforming effects of the dialogue between past and current cultures.
Join us on this exquisite Tel Aviv tour that tells of the dreams of the pioneers and how they were transformed by encountering the local culture!
Meeting Point: HaRabi MiBachrach St. 26, Tel Aviv
Timetable: 2-3 Hours
Languages: English, Hebrew, French
What People Are Saying
“It’s rare that you follow a city tour in midday sun without even realizing the time passing by as you are listening to the guide’s words spellbound – but this is what might happen to you when participating in one of Ilyll’s cross-cultural Tel Aviv tours.”
– Fabien A.
“Besides interesting and precise facts Ilyll provided about architecture, history, politics, past – and especially interesting links to the present society of Israel – her always smiling way of Interaction with the whole group was amazing.”
– Jasmin S.