Azrieli Center


If you are in Tel-Aviv you just can't miss it - it's seen from almost everywhere :)

The complex consists of 3 towers: circular, triangular and round and is also called “Peace Center”, since those three different geometrical forms, combined together represent a co-existence harmony (actually, you can leave that to my own interpretation, others say that it’s only because the center is adjacent to the “Peace Road” (Derech Hashalom :)

The complex is named after David Azrieli, the architect and the project initiator. It is the “the largest real estate project in Israel and the Middle East, including three skyscrapers in the heart of Tel Aviv, which has become an architectural landmark at the core of Israel’s business activities.”, according to wikipedia. You can get there by train (Cha-Shalom station), by car (the Ayalon highway just crosses under the site) or by various local and inter-city buses.

The Circular Tower, is the tallest (187m in height, 49 floors), making it the second tallest building in Israel, after the Moshe Aviv Tower in Ramat Gan (which is very near). There is an observation deck with a panoramic view on Tel-Aviv at the upper floor with a bar and a high-end restaurant. In 2003 run-up competition was held, in which the participants had to run up the 1,144 stairs to the tower’s roof. Winners of the contest had the chance to participate in the following year’s Empire State Building run-up competition in New York as wikipedia says.

The Triangular Tower (169 m, 46 floors) fully consists of various offices of high-tech and other companies such as Bezeq – the largest landline communications provider in Israel.

The Square Tower (154m, 42 floors) consists of Africa Israel’s Crowne Plaza business hotel and offices (again). The windows on a flat wall of the tower, when illuminated especially can show various pictures (like pixel graphics). Some people said that a worldwide Tetris Championship should take place there, but it never happened :)

There is a huge shopping mall, cinema hall and a recreation center (sport club) with a pool – so you won’t get too bored, but a real pleasure is simply to take pictures of this remarkable construction from outside. Each time I do it from a different perspective and lighting conditions it surprises again and again for like 2 years long I still find new angles to make another shot. And one more… and one more :)


written by breakphreak on 2010-04-28 in #world #locations #architecture #lc-a #tel-aviv #israel #lubitel-166u #skyscrapers


  1. stouf
    stouf ·

    Really impressive ! The gallery has something hypnotic... It's weird, on shot N°1 I see only two towers, is the third hidden by one of them ?

  2. nacho475
    nacho475 ·

    Love these!

  3. plyshbel
    plyshbel ·

    Very impressive indeed!

  4. eggzakly
    eggzakly ·

    Awesome gallery!!

  5. breakphreak
    breakphreak ·

    thanks, guys! and you are right, @stouf: the third is behind on that pic :)

  6. paramir
    paramir ·

    funky gallery! no 7 is amazing!! well done.

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