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Parks and Gardens

 

Bar-Lev Park
  
Address: Simcha Erlich Street, corner of Moshe Dayan Street
 
This 1.2 acre park, situated near a central junction, has a unique, multilevel design. It has

fountains, a waterfall, playground facilities, sitting areas and beautiful landscaping.
      
Free admission

Herzl Park
  
Address: Homa U’Migdal Street, corner of Weizmann.   
      
This park, located in the city center and spread over 3.5 acres, was originally planned by architect Yehiel Segal and built in 1950. In 1996, the city decided to renovate and modernize the facilities, while preserving the trees and other flora.
Parents and children enjoy the imaginative and multicolored sculptured playground and garden furniture designed by the artists Ruthy and Yaki Molcho. Fountains, water attractions, The “sea monsters” design by architect Bruce Levin.
sitting areas and bathrooms are available

   
Free admission

The Cactus Garden
  
Address: 85 Jerusalem Blvd, corner Moshe Sharett Street

This unique garden displays a rare variety of desert plants and cactuses, beautifully landscaped with statuary and sitting areas. The Cactus Garden located on Holon’s east side, in the Neot Yehudit neighborhood, attracts many visitors, and groups are welcome to enjoy a comprehensive guided tour.

Opening hours:  
Sat. 10:00-14:00  . The garden is closed on Saturdays only from July 1 until the eve of Sukkot.
Sun.-Thu. 09:00-14:30

To book a guided tour:
Tel.: 972-3-5027422  

Free admission

The Japanese Garden
  
Address: 39 Jerusalem Blvd., between Shor and Betzalel streets
   
This half-acre garden displays various typical Japanese garden elements such as a variety of unique regional flora, a waterfall, water pool, bamboo furniture, pergolas, a gazebo, and sitting areas.
 
Free admission

“Marei Makom”: A Salute to Israel’s Jubilee
  
Address: Kugel Boulevard, across from the Holon Theater  

This open-air museum near Holon’s main entrance contains fascinating sculpture displays by Tziona Shimshi, representing different chapters in the history of the State of Israel in the first 50 years since its establishment: laying the foundations, immigration, developing the land, accomplishments of war and peace, and a salute to the state’s founders and builders. A special display is dedicated to the city of Holon. 

Free admission

South Korea Garden
  
Address: Lavon Street, corner of Bareket St.

Artists: Kim Jong Hyung & Kim Jono

This half-acre park testifies to the ties of friendship that have developed between Holon and the city of Andong, South Korea. This display of 13 totem poles, wooden carved poles that are representative of Korean tradition, is unique in Israel.

Free admission
 

The Tumarkin Sculptures Garden
  
Address: 61 Weizmann Street, near the Education Administration

This small garden displays 22 sculptures created by famous Israeli sculptor Yigal Tumarkin, which express the unique characteristics of his work.

Free admission      
The Twin Cities Garden
  
Address: Kugel Square – Mikve Israel Street

This 1-acre park is located at the city’s main entrance, and is dedicated to Holon’s twin cities: Surenes, France; Dayton, Ohio; Berlin Mitte, Germany; and Hann-Munden, Germany. 

This beautifully designed park has a statue fountain as its central feature, sitting areas and five-meter high emblems of Holon’s twin cities’ keeping watch over whoever comes and goes in Holon.

Free admission
  The Youth Park in Tel Giborim
  
Address: Hametzuda Street, Tel Giborim

This 15-acre park offers various flora, lawns, picnic areas, a historic memorial site, amphitheater facilities and waterfalls.

This park was built on a hill that used to be a hostile Arab observation post prior to the state’s establishment. The Holon Municipality developed this beautiful park while preserving the historic buildings and building a memorial site to the fallen.

Free admission

  Environmental Sculptures

More then 50 environmental sculptures are located in different neighborhoods of the city, giving the entire city the appearance of an open-air museum. Many of the works were designed with children in mind.
Over the past few years, the standard street furnishings have been replaced by unique child-friendly furniture, with the design, colors, height and shape adjusted. The street furnishings inject a bit of art and aesthetics into the public sphere, while also being functional.