Haifa District Things to Do

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Haifa District Things to Do

  • Bahai Shrine and Gardens

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    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 Abraham, Krishna, Moses, Zoroaster, Buddha, Christ, and Muhammad. The essential message of Bahá’u’lláh is that of unity. He taught that there is only...

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  • The German Colony

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    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 realize the apocalyptic visions of the prophets of Israel in the Holy Land! (they also established colonies in Jerusalem, Jaffa, Sarona and Gallilea)....

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  • Mount Carmel Area

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    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 Akko. The Baha'i gardens are below you as is Haifa port and the lower part of the city, the satellite towns spread out in the middle distance hugging the...

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  • The beaches

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    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 'peak'. To your left are the breaking waves and golden sands of the Mediterranean. Immediately before you hit Haifa, the beaches are wild and untamed,...

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  • The Port

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    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 was named after him. As the commemorative sign puts it, during the British Mandate period the Haifa port was the strategic gateway not only to Israel...

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  • Culture

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    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 established Jerusalem Film Festival is very much centred round the Cinematheque), screenings being spread round many screens, outdor events take place in...

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  • The Technion College

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    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 time I can remember myself, and my parents, no math geniuses or scientists themselves, had great empathy for me (at least in this respect). I didn’t...

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  • Haifa - The Bahai Shrine and gardens

    The bahai shrine is the center of the bahai religion.There is beautiful gardens and the shrine with the golden dome where the founder of this religion is buried.The view from here is amazing and the dome is very beautiful too.

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  • Capernaum in the New Testament time

    Capernaum was a settlement on the shore of the Sea of Galilee in ancient time. The site is a ruin today, unfortunately. The original name in Hebrew is Kfar Nahum or “Nahum’s village”.The town is mentioned in the New Testament. It was reported to have been the home of the apostles Peter, Andrew, James and John, as well as Matthew.Jesus taught in the...

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  • Mount of Beatitudes & Sermon on the...

    The Mount of Beatitudes and the Church of the Beatitudes are located on the Sea of Galilee near Tabgha and Capernaum.The Church is built on the traditional site of Jesus' delivery of the Sermon on the Mount. The current Church sits near the ruins of a small Byzantine era church dating to the late 4th century. The Sermon on the Mount In the Gospel...

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  • Kineret-Yardenit Baptismal site

    Yardenit is the Baptismal site located at the Southern end of the Sea of Galilee. The baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist is described in Matthew, told briefly in Mark, mentioned in Luke, and implied in John. In these texts John performs an important ritual: announcing that Jesus is the Son of God and the Messiah.Since the New Testament texts do...

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  • Nazareth-childhood home of Jesus

    Nazareth is the largest city in the North District of Israel. The city is interesting because it is described in the New Testament as the childhood home of Jesus. That’s why it is a center of Christian pilgrimage. It has many shrines commemorating biblical events.Nazareth was the home of Joseph and Mary and the site of the Annunciation according to...

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  • THE HULA VALLEY NATURE RESERVE

    Lake Hula (the Biblical Lake Merom) is in northern Israel not far from the Kinneret and is well worth a visit. The surrounding swamps were drained to suit agricultural needs but now thinking is different and a small section of this area has been reswamped. It is an important bottleneck site for birds migrating along the Syrian-African Rift Valley...

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  • Ein Hod Artists Village

    Just south of Haifa, on highway 4, you will find the artists village of Ein Hod. A wonderful place to visit and just "wander". Rebuilt from abandoned old stone homes, the artists have made this a museum, a studio, an art store and their home.Take a good look at the first picture, it is the bus stop, not your usual one made of plastic and glass, and...

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  • Carmel Mountains

    Here in the Carmel Mountains that stretch for many miles along the northern coastline of Israel, Zohara, Natasha, Dimitry and I found a nice spot with a view of the ocean and hills to put down our picnic basket and bring out the food and wine.

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  • Akko - back to the days of the crusaders

    The city of akko was one of the most important cities of the ancient world.The city of akko is located in the northern area of Israel between Haifa and Rosh Ha'nikra (the border with Lebanon).It is something like 1.5-2 hours from Tel aviv.You will enjoy authentic middle eastern food , lovely architecture in the old town and amazing sea.

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  • Rosh Ha'nikra - beautiful nature reserve

    The place is a nature reserve because of the grottos.the water made holes in the rocks.Inside the caves you can see different colors of water , depends on the weather and time.Rosh ha'nikra is close to the border with Lebanon.The place is open from 8:30-18:00 on every day of the week except friday that the place is open from 8:30-16:00.From...

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  • Hula Nature Preserve

    You can spend an entire day here observing the wildlife at the Hula Nature Preserve, we came down to the park from one of the roads on the surrounding mountains, the first picture shows you the view of the park from there.The second picture shows a semi-aquatic mammal called a Neutria, sort of similar in build to an otter and I am told it is in the...

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  • Lake Tiberias - The Kinneret - Sea of...

    This is one of the 2 most famous lakes in Israel (the other one is the dead sea) and the biggest sweet watar resource in Israel which is located near Tiberias.The lake is 200m below sea level and the main source for the lake's water is from the Jordan river and snow from mount Hermon.The lake is very popular by christian pilgrims because of the...

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  • En Hod - The village of Artists

    En Hod is a small village very close to Zichron Yaakov and Caesarea and it can be a great off-the-beaten-path for a romantic tourist.This is a village of artists with small and quiet streets , statues , flowers , stone houses , art galleries and of course the beautiful view to the sea.

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  • Zichron Yaakov - small provance

    Zichron Yaakov (in hebrew it is Jacob's Memory) is a lovely nice town between Natanya and Haifa.You can spend a few hours there.The main attractions located on the main street (Ha'meyasdim st) and also the Carmel Mizrahi Winery.

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  • Mt Hermon - Highest mountain of Israel

    The mountain we (the israelis) call hermon is the highest mountain is Israel and it is located between Israel , Lebanon and Syria.The highest peak is in Syria (2814m) and in Israel the highest place is 2236m.Although once it was place for battle between syria and israel today this is a place for ski and relaxtaion.

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  • Zefat - Capital of the Gallilee

    Zefat is the capital of the Galilee , one of the northern district regions.The height of the city is 900 meters above sea level and the location of the city is in the mountains of the Upper Galilee (Ha'galil Ha'elyon).You will find some great views - the Golan, the Hermon mountain , Meron mountain , Tiberias and the Kinneret.

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  • Caesarea - The old town by the sea

    One of the most oldest towns in Israel and very famous one.Driving north from Tel-Aviv to Haifa you will find the lovely city of Caesarea near Hadera.There is a historic Caesarea with all the roman ruins , the old theater and there is the new Caesarea with the golf course , country club and rich people's houses.

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  • Haifa - The capital of the north

    Haifa is definitely the capital of the nothern area , on the shores of the sea with a beautiful view from mt. carmel.Haifa is the 3rd largest city in israel and i think it can be a symbol for coexistence of the jews and arabs.Because of the location of Haifa on mount carmel and with the amazing view to the sea it is one of the most beautiful places...

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  • Haifa - Mount Carmel

    Although mount carmel is not very high (the highest point is 528m) the view from here is very beautiful , the sea , trees and more.there are many things to do and see here on the mountain.

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  • Mt. Hermon

    On North east of Israel there is this beautiful Mount Hermon where in a good winter you can do some ski here and other snow fun.

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  • Rosh HaNiqra

    Rosh HaNiqra is located in the northwest spot of Israel where the mountains ‘kiss’ down to the seashore. Thousand years of sea waves digs those caves there.

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  • Akko

    Akko is just to the north of Haifa, it is one of the oldest cities in Israel from biblical times and the main attraction here is the old city and the walls surrounding it.

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  • Haifa

    The city of Haifa is the largest city in the north of Israel and one of the largest in Israel. It is many cultures city with lots of culture activity, exciting nightlife, good restaurants and so on.

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  • The Galile region

    There is so much to see in this region of the Galilee. Modern and old cities, mountains and valleys, lakes and forest. You can do downhill ski or water ski at the same day.Check my tips and find out more.

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  • Beit She'arim

    The ancient city of Beit Shearim is located near kiriat Tivon . In this site there is an old jewish city and a very impressive catacombs.This is one of the most important sites in the jewish history , since the remnants are over 2000 years old.

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