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 custom trip planner, Tel Aviv attractions like The PhotoHouse can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Photo House is fantastic for history buffs anyone intrigued by photographs depicting Israel's early days as a nation. The owner, Ben Peter, whose grandfather was the one who took all the photos in...  more »
  • A wonderful, magic place, full of inspiration and warm hearted photographic works. The perfect place to find a stylish and very original present from Tel Aviv. A must for everyone.  more »
  • 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 »
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  • Historic shop where you can purchase original photo prints by Weissenstein
  • Awesome gallery, so authentic
  • מקום נהדר. תמונות נוסטלגית של ארץ ישראל הישנה והיפה.

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