Category Archives: Tel Aviv miscellaneous

Mazor Roman Mausoleum – Mazor National Park

This well preserved Roman mausoleum was a family burial vault used in the 4th century. The building has a temple-like façade. Inside are the remains of two sarcophagi. The entrance would have been sealed with a stone door at the time of usage as a burial chamber.

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Founders Monument and Fountain – Monument to Tel Aviv’s Founders

The Founders Monument and Fountain is located opposite the home of the first mayor of Tel Aviv, Meir Dizengoff, on 16 Rothschild Boulevard. The historic lottery for the distribution of plots was held on April 11, 1909, on the site. The founders’ monument was planned 40 years later and established in 1951, on Dizengoff’s birthday.

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Dinosaur display in Rishon Lezion – Dinosaurs and prehistoric animals in Rishon le-Tsiy

A display of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals is located outside of cinema city in Rishon Lezion. The dinosaurs are visible first due to their huge height, but when you near the site, you can see the variety of the dinosaurson display. These include the deinonychus, apatosaurus, brachiosaurus, brachylophosaurus, and stegosaurus.

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HaTachana train station in Tel Aviv – newly renovated old Jaffa train station

HaTachana is the newly renovated old Jaffa train station. HaTachana is a historical spot with exhibits from the old train station, old box cars from the train, and some of the original train tracks. One of the box cars has a display of old pictures, creating a small museum.

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