The PhotoHouse, Tel Aviv

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A cultural gem of Tel Aviv, The PhotoHouse maintains over a million photographs and negatives taken by Jewish photographer Rudi Weissenstein. Since 1936, three generations of the Weissenstein family have run the shop, curating and selling works by the prolific photographer. Meet generations of Jewish immigrants and witness the historical development of the local area through hundreds of portraits and landscape photographs, documenting the lives and streets of Tel Aviv. Purchase a print to support the store and keep as a poignant souvenir. Using our world travel planner, Tel Aviv attractions like The PhotoHouse can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • May 28, 2017
    This is a great place to find a high quality souvenir that reminds you of Israel. Find the prints of Israel in everything from large prints to costers.  more »
  • April 1, 2017
    When you are in the neighbourhood. Just get in for 15 minutes. Classic shop for classic photos. Feels like a small museum. And you might take home a special souvenir.  more »
  • January 10, 2017
    Photo collection, exhibition and history lessons at the same time. Even the browse a visit value. Fantastic selection for little money - E.g. in postcard format, great photos, very good reproductions. Upwards in size and price of course no borders. Great!
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  • February 26, 2017
    Historic shop where you can purchase original photo prints by Weissenstein
  • April 18, 2017
    Awesome gallery, so authentic
  • May 5, 2017
    מקום נהדר. תמונות נוסטלגית של ארץ ישראל הישנה והיפה.

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