Tourist tip #178 / The Agam sculpture in Dizengoff Square, Tel Aviv
Once a communal center of early Tel Aviv, Dizengoff Square lost its luster. But with a makeover, it may be on the verge of regaining its former glory.
When it was built in the 1930s, Tel Aviv's Dizengoff Square was a pleasant spot with plenty of trees, shaded benches and a fountain in the center around which traffic circled. But in a bid to ease the growing congestion in the area, the municipality made the controversial decision to introduce a new split-level layout in 1978. The center of the square was elevated above street level, where Dizengoff,...
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