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Address: Rehov Ha-Meri 66 | Ha-Aliya Ha-Shniya Garden, Giv'atayim, Israel
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Phone Number:
+972 3-573-1152
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Thu 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The Givatayim Observatory is the oldest observatory in Israel, and serves...

The Givatayim Observatory is the oldest observatory in Israel, and serves as the main base for amateur astronomers in Israel.

The observatory holds a weekly public tour every Thursday at 19:30. The tour includes a basic lecture, an observation through our telescopes, and a planetarium show. These tours are guided in Hebrew, but events in English are also available for groups (contact our office for more information).

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Terrific workshops for children

Our youngest loves the astronomy workshop at the observatory that is located in the Gan Haaliyah garden.

Reviewed March 5, 2016
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Our youngest loves the astronomy workshop at the observatory that is located in the Gan Haaliyah garden.

Thank Lillan11
Ramat Gan, Israel
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Reviewed February 26, 2014

I wanted to see the observatory. But when I got to her, across the street I saw a stunning view of Tel Aviv, its skyscraper hotels and most importantly - the sea. Very nice view. For fans look at the city from a height. / Любопытно было увидеть что же там за обсерватория. Сама по себе не очень, но вид,... More 

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Giv'atayim, Israel
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Reviewed October 14, 2013

Located on a hill in a small garden is a nice Observatory. There are opening times and you need to check them in advance. Its hard to get there through public transportation because this place is located outside of Tel Aviv and you will probably want to come there during the evening. There are some students there who explaining what... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed May 15, 2012

If you like to watch the sky and to look for some stars, you can reach to the Givatayim observatory. Be aware that Givatayim is a small city nearby Tel-Aviv.

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