There are few more authentically Middle Eastern scenes than a traditional open-air market, where you can navigate bustling crowds amongst booths piled high with spices, vegetables, pastries, and other merchandise. Hearing the hollering of merchants advertising their wares, seeing fierce haggling, and maybe even participating in some – a visit to an Israeli market is a thrilling affair. Whether you’re just there to observe or to fully immerse yourself in the Israeli market shopping experience, Tel Aviv’s exotic markets are an invigorating and unforgettable spectacle for travelers of all ages and backgrounds.
However, not all markets are created equal. Each marketplace in Tel Aviv has its own personality, vibe, and specialty. Check out our list below to pick out the one that’s most appealing to you – or simply use this list as a checklist as you visit each and every one!