Petah Tiqwa Travel Guide

  • Things to Do
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  • Cliff beach in August
    Cliff beach in August
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    Petah Tikva zoo
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Petah Tiqwa Things to Do

  • People-watching at Cliff Beach

    If you are in Petah Tikva and looking for the closest beach, Hof Hatzuk (lit. Cliff Beach) is an easy 15-minute drive away. Hof Hatzuk is Tel Aviv’s northernmost beach. Opinions seem to be divided about whether it is in Tel Aviv or not. Some say it’s Herzliya. It’s just past the Glilot junction, next to the Mandarin Hotel, which is probably on the...

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  • A Garden of the Living (and the Dead)

    Looking for things to do in Petah Tikva, we discovered a zoo. The entrance is a little beyond the T-62 Syrian tank, now sitting peacefully in a grassy park, Yad Labanim, commemorating Petah Tikva’s fallen veterans. According to the plaque, the tank was captured in 1982, on the fourth day of Operation Peace for Galilee (aka the First Lebanon War)....

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  • The Zoo

    There is a zoo in Petah Tikva , not as big as the one on Ramat Gan , but still a nice one.The zoo is not a big one and you will see here , monkeys , birds , ducks , ibex , goats.The entrance will cost 20 nis.The zoo is very to close to Yad Lebanim so you can enjoy a nice picnic after that on the park.

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  • Gan Chai --Zoo

    This is a wonderful zoo. It is located near the mueseum of man--it has numerous birds, reptiles, monkeys, snakes, and "mefuchlatzim"--preserved animals behind glass. This is a great zoo because most of the animals are in the open air and you can interact with ALL the birds in the zoo. There is also a petting station to pet turtles and bunnies and...

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  • Lomza Yeshiva

    For a religious travel or an architecture trip you can see the beautiful house of the Lomza Yeshiva that was built on 1926.I am not sure if you can enter the building but outside it is a very beautiful one.

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  • Avraham Shapira House

    Avraham Shapira was the gurdian of Petah Tikva , when the city was young.Today . his house is a place for cultural events and a libraty and you will see outside the building a statue of shapira and his horse.Avraham Shapira was born in 1870 and died in 1965 .

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  • One of the Oldest trees

    One if the oldest trees in Israel an das far as i know the oldest in Petah Tikva is the Eucalyptus Citriodora , a 100 year old tree that is located in Shapira street , very close to Herzl Street and the middle of town.The height of the tree is something like 30-35 meters so you will not miss him.

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  • Filling Station

    AROMA Espresso BarDowntown Petah Tikva on a Saturday night? Dead as a doornail. Only Jerusalemites like us would imagine that being so close to Tel Aviv, the “city that never sleeps,” something had to be open…Goes to show how little we know about our own country. We had the keys to an apartment in Em Hamoshavot, a new upscale neighborhood in Petah...

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  • Alexandroni brigade - 28th Hill

    This memorial near Petah Tikva is for the memory of the 28 soldiers from the Alexandroni brigade who died in a battle that took place in a village called Kula from 10-16 july 1948.From Petah Tikva to Rosh Ha'ayin on road 444 and to road 465 near Nahshonim and Elad.

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  • Nature Near Petah Tikva 2

    Although Petah Tikva is not a very green city you will find a lot of green areas outside the city - Eynat , Givat Ha'shlosha , Elad etc.Only 10-15 minutes from the city you will see great view , flowers , trees and a lot of green.

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  • Nature near Petah Tikva

    Although Petah Tikva is not a very green city you will find a lot of green areas outside the city - Eynat , Givat Ha'shlosha , Elad etc.Only 10-15 minutes from the city you will see great view , flowers , trees and a lot of green.

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  • Migdal Tzedek - Tzedek Tower

    Only 10 mintues from Petah Tikva - after Rosh Ha'ayin and Kibutz Eynat you will see this tower from the crusaders time located on a 141m hill.Right now you cant enter this place because it is damaged and near a military fire area.

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Petah Tiqwa Restaurants

  • Dining and Shopping Combined

    "Kiyufim" advertises itself as a cafe-restaurant set in nature, with "nice things for the house"; its theme is the combination of a store and a cafe-restaurant.The "natural environment" is misleading; the property is close to the Yarkon River, but this is by no means a riverside restaurant. There is an outdoor section which is set in a pleasant...

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  • Petah Tikva - Falafel - 4 Tastes

    Falafel is something like a national food here so there are a lot of falafel "stores" in here.in petah tiqwa we have a few from the best in the country.the best one is "4 tastes" falafel near the central station. check it out

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  • Petah Tikva - Paprika

    I love the Fatut with chease or the Napoli fatut.Fatut is like a puff pastry scrambled with eggs and chease.the napoli is also with a tomato sauce.it cost something like 20-30 nis as far as i remember. I love the Fatut with chease or the Napoli fatut.Fatut is like a puff pastry scrambled with eggs and chease.the napoli is also with a tomato...

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  • Petah Tikva - Avazi

    Avazi is a well known restaurants chain in Israel.you can eat here meat and middle eastern food.We came here to party on a friend's birthday and it was really fun.The food was very good - we ate humus , salads , french fries , kababs , flafel and for desert malabi and good tea.In 50nis you can one choice of meat and eveything else (french fries ,...

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  • Alfredo - Italian restaurant

    An Introduction to the RestaurantAlfredo is a kosher restaurant with italian food.When my Uncle and Aunt came from France to visit us they wanted a nice place and this is what they decided.The place is always full with people - in the morning and noon business people and evening and night - local people most of them religious (like i said it is...

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  • Cafe Roma

    Cafe Roma is a nice place to sit and enjoy a good food.This is a kosher place that mostly serves Italian food.On sunday and tuesday they have Italian dinner - all you can eat - with garlic bread , pasta , pizza , salad on 65 nis (14 usd).They also have breakfast for 2 that will cost you 50 nis.Good food and nice place. I like the pasta.

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Petah Tiqwa Nightlife

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    by ophiro Written Jun 1, 2005

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    As a matter of fact for a nightlife place petah tiqwa is very boring place.
    we dont have a lot of places to be because most of the places are closed.
    the best thing to do if you stay in petah tiqwa is to take the bus/taxi to tel aviv - you can take bus to tel aviv 49/66/82/51 and enjoy a great evening there its only 20-30 minutes drive.

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Petah Tiqwa Transportation

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    by ophiro Written Jun 1, 2005

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    If you want to come to petah tiqwa for some reason you can do it easily !
    there are buses from Tel Aviv or almost every city in the area !
    Dan or Egged - you will find you bus !
    Main Dan lines - 51 , 49 , 66 , 92
    Main Egged Lines - 641 , 571 , 921 , 947

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Petah Tiqwa Shopping

  • Ovnat Mall

    Here in petah tiqwa we have 5 malls but the greatest one (and the best too) is the big mall near the Beilinson Hospital.You will find cinema / fast food / stores / restaurants / coffee shops / gym.The mall called also Ovnat mall and it is the 2nd largest mall in Israel

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  • The Hagana Street

    If you want to walk on a carless street and see cafe's and small stores , more "earthy" you can always go to the hagana Street , its in the center of town. anything you want cheaper than in the malls

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Petah Tiqwa Off The Beaten Path

  • Near Elad

    10-15 minutes from Petah Tikva you will find a lot of green places , with great view and nature.We found a great spot near a town called Elad and we took pictures of cows and flowers.

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  • Yad Lebanim

    Yad Lebanim (Lebanim= for the boys) is a memorial site for those who lived in Petah Tikva and died in the wars of Israel.This is a quiet and nice place with a garden , you can walk , sit in the garden , enjoy a picnic or something.you can get there in a few ways :* by foot - 10-15 minutes from the center of town. it is locatedin Arlozerov Street if...

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Petah Tiqwa Sports & Outdoors

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    by ophiro Written Jun 1, 2005

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    The Sportan Country Club is the biggest club in Petah Tiqwa , for sport activities - pools , spinning , gym and many many more - he is the most famous country club in Petah tikva and the best one.


    Equipment: 3 Pools
    tennis courts
    Basketball courts
    Aerobics
    Gym
    Sport activities for every age

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Petah Tiqwa Favorites

  • Kiryat-Arye industrial area

    In order to understand more basically this regionI'm incorporating a photo of the southern side of this area.In this side are located the smaller workshops of Kiryat-Arie.

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  • Perfromance Art Center in Petah Tikwa

    At last Petah Tikwa got it's own Center For Performing Arts.As I like architecture in general and theatre buildings in particular, I went to see it a week before official opening. Some pictures are here: Petah Tikwa Center For Performing ArtsA lot of performances go on there and even local musical subscription finally got decent hall.

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  • Industrial areas

    Petah tikva is one of the biggest industrial cities in Israel and maybe even the biggest one.we have 3 industrial areas (outside the city) - Segula , Kiryat Arye and Kiryat matalon.We have here big and well known companies like IBM , Alcatel , intel , oracle , ECI , 4 Big isp's and many many more. A lot of my jobs were in Petah-Tikva including the...

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