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National Geographic Rates Tel Aviv One of World’s Top 10 Seaside Cities

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Tel Aviv was named one of the world's top 10 oceanfront cities by National Geographic magazine. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. – Tel Aviv has been named by theNational Geographic magazine as one of the world’s top 10 oceanfront cities, joining Tallinn, Estonia; Saint Johns, Canada; San Diego, Calif.; Marseille, France; Perth and Brisbane, Australia; Durban, South Africa; Vladivostok, Russia; and Portland, Maine.

“There’s plenty of room for beach bathing in this modern Israeli city on the Mediterranean,” National Geographic said of Tel Aviv.

The magazine noticed the rejuvenation of the Jaffa port, saying, “The historic port of Jaffa has found new life in recent years with a vibrant gallery, cafe, and restaurant scene.”

In recent years, Tel Aviv has been included on a number of travel-related top 10 lists. In 2014, Twitter users from across the globe rated Tel Aviv as one of the top 10 hottest destinations to visit.

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