Ha’yarkon Park is also known as Ganei-Yehoshua (Joshua garden), in the midst of Tel-Aviv city, spreading over some 860 Acres alongside the Ha’yarkon river.

The park offers a variety of attractions to its visitors:

  • Playgrounds,
  • Walking paths,
  • Biking routes,
  • Various carriages for hire and a mini-bus tour for kids,
  • A large artificial lake with rowing boats,
  • A concert hall for large-scale performances,
  • The ZAPARI – a zoological park for Parrots,
  • The Memadyon – a water park,
  • The Mill-House ruins site,
  • A skate-park,
  • A climbing wall attraction,
  • And marvelous gardens to stroll through
  • Or barbeque…

The park inhabits six sub-gardens, each unique and beautiful in its own style:
The Sons’ garden –in memory of the soldiers; sons of Tel-Aviv that had fallen at the various defense actions/wars of Israel;

The garden of Terror victims – in memory of 750 Tel-Aviv citizens that had fallen at terror acts as of 1860,

The Rock-garden, filled a variety of worldwide plants (some 3,700 species),

The cactuses garden, filled with various kinds of cactuses,

The trimmed-Garden, reflecting formal, classical and Mediterranean styles of gardening; put aside some archaeological finds,

The Tropical garden, offering a tropical green-house for tropical plants, a variety of orchids and fish pools.

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