Haifa Things to Do

  • Painted doorways, Haifa
    Painted doorways, Haifa
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    Paris square by night
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    Paris square during the day
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  • 1. Bahai Shrine and Gardens

    The Faith’s Founder was Bahá’u’lláh, a Persian nobleman from Tehran who, in the mid-nineteenth century, left a life of princely comfort and security . His life, work, and influence parallel that of...

  • 2. The German Colony

    German Colony is a nice district located in front of the lower side of Baha’I Gardens at the foot of Mount Carmel. It was established in 1868 by the German Templers, a protestant sect that tried to...

  • 3. Mount Carmel Area

    Running parallel to Hanassi Boulevard beyond the main hotels (Dan, Dan Panorama and Nof) is the Louis Promenade. This is the spot for THE view in Haifa, looking northwest across the bay towards...

  • 4. The beaches

    Approaching Haifa from the south is arguably the best way to see the city. On your right is the long ridge of the Carmel Mountain with buildings clinging to its steep sides and atop its long, long...

  • 5. The Port

    During the British Mandate period Haifa and its port developed. Sir Frederick Palmer was the British port engineer who chose Haifa as the location for a deepwater port, and the main gate of the port...

  • 6. Culture

    One of several film festivals in Israel, this one takes place during Succot (late September/early October) and my personal favourite. It is very much a festival that is part of the city (the more...

  • 7. The Technion College

    I have a confession to make. I grew up in a very non-scientific home. My father was a rabbi and a historian. My mother was a teacher of Hebrew and Bible. I was terrible in math and science from the...

  • 8. Wadi Nisnas

    Walking through the Arab district of Haifa is one of the most interesting things to do in the city. Apart from the bustling pedestrian zone it’s a normal...

  • 9. The Louis Promenade

    Our tour through Haifa started from Louis Promenade which is located on mount Carmel, we got off the car and walked along the promenade that gives excellent...

  • 10. Stella Maris Church/Carmelite monastery

    After a short 20’ ride from the center by bus 115 we reached the Stella Maris, a French Carmelite church, monastery and hospice. It was built in 1836 (the old...

  • 11. Paris square

    Paris square (Kikar Paris ) is one of the main squares in lower Haifa, not far from the main train station and the harbor. There are some freshly planted palm...

  • 12. Church of Multiplication, Tabgha

    This is where Jesus fed the multitude with five loaves and two fish.It contains an ancient mosaic floor which shows the miracle.Would I return here? Probably...

  • 13. Capernaum: on the Sea of Galilee

    This is an ancient site where Jesus preached on many occasions. It is in this town that he met Peter, Andrew, James, John and Matthew. He performed many...

  • 14. sea of galilee and the valley

    Photo opportunities!The Sea of Galilee is picturesque in places. It is small enough to cycle around in an afternoon ---but it is really humid there and so a car...

  • 15. Baptismal Site: Yardenit

    We spent about 2 hours here ----frankly too long!This is a site on the River Jordan where The Baptism took place ---although I gather that there are other...

  • 16. mount of beatitudes

    We spent about an hour viewing the Italianate church here. It was built in the mid-20th century.It is here that the Sermon on the Mount was given.It's certainly...

  • 17. Science, even for dummies

    TECHNODA - NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY“Gila will never be a scientist,” Mr. Lucas, my 7th grade science teacher, informed my mother. Despite this...

  • 18. Istiklal Mosque

    This is the main mosque of the Lower City of Haifa. It stands on Faisal Square, and was built to accommodate the multitude of Muslims who used to go to the...

  • 19. Ha-Namal Street and Campus

    Ha-Namal St. ("Port Atreet") borders on Haifa port, and runs parallel to the main thoroughfare, Ha-Atzma'ut St.The street was run down and neglected for many...

  • 20. Painted Houses in the Lower City

    Take a walk on Nathanson Street and Moshe Aharon Street in the Lower City of Haifa, near the port, and raise your eyes to look at the paintings on the exteriors...

  • 21. Haifa Neighborhoods: Wadi Salib

    Wadi Salib is an interesting neighborhood in the Lower City of Haifa. Nowadays it stand deserted and its houses half crumbling, but the facades still attest to...

  • 22. Sacre Coeur House

    This is a convent built more than 100 years ago, one of the architecturally impressive buildings constructed by the French in Haifa. More impressive than the...

  • 23. Sail Tower ("Beit Ha-Mifrass")

    The most prominent modern building in the skyline of downtown Haifa is Sail Tower. Its construction was finished in 2002, and it was the highest skyscraper in...

  • 24. Lower City: Rehov Ha-Atzma'ut

    Independence Street (Rehov Ha-Atzma'ut) is one of the main thoroughfares of the Lower City of Haifa. It dates back to the 1930s and the British Mandate period....

  • 25. The Haifa Courthouse

    The modern courthouse building was commissioned in 1994 and inaugurated in 2001. It is a monumental building with an imressive facade and interior, designed by...

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