As you explore the beauty of Tel Aviv, it is essential to become one with the people right?! And there is no better place to achieve that than at the very best markets in Tel Aviv! Moreover, the markets of Tel Aviv are the lifeblood of the culture. For example, the scent of rich spices permeates the air in harmony with the sounds of vendors and customers haggling over prices. So everyone, both young and old, flocks to these colorful markets for their daily needs, and you have the opportunity to see it in action. Join us on a private tour as we experience the best markets in Tel Aviv.
Best Markets in Tel Aviv: Carmel Market
On our guided food tours, we always make sure to include what is one of the best markets in Tel Aviv. I refer to the famous Carmel Market. Also known as Shuk HaCarmel, as it is the largest market in the city. Moreover, the Carmel Market is where you can find anything and everything that your heart desires from fresh produce to fashion items to cheap electronics. So tourists and locals alike flock to this market for their shopping needs; making the hustle and bustle of the market a real experience within itself. You simply can’t visit Tel Aviv without stopping by Carmel Market. My tip for a place to eat there is a nice place called Basta.
Best Markets in Tel Aviv: Nahalat Binyamin Market
Another prime market to visit is Located parallel to the Carmel Market is the Nahalat Binyamin Market. Here you will find hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind items that demonstrate the beauty and culture of Israel. With the vast array of stunning and unique items available, you will undoubtedly find something to fall in love with. Open only Tuesday and Friday; this artisan market is ideal for finding the perfect souvenir for yourself or someone back home.
The above market is yet another great market to visit if you want to truly embrace the culture of a city. This fine market makes you dive not only into the heart of its culture but also the stomach. If you enjoy cooking or trying exotic foods, the Levinsky Market should be at the top of your “must-see” list. Wandering through this market is a sensory journey where your nose will lead you to savory spices and sumptuous cuisine. Whether you want to delight in an Israeli dish, sip an Ouzo cocktail, grab a snack for later, or stock up on spices to take home, Levinsky is the place to experience it all.
Are you ready to experience Tel Aviv like a local? For more information on our guided food tours, please check our itineraries or contact me for a price estimate. I am excited to take you on an adventure that you will never forget.