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Private Tour: Caesarea Acre and Rosh Hanikra Day Tour from Tel Aviv
"Start your day at the ruins of ancient Caesarea the city that was built more than 2000 years ago by King Herod the Great and became the capital of the Holy Land for 600 years.We will visit the enormous roman theater and the hippodrome (a horse racing arena) with 30000 (!) seats that will make you feel the spirit of the roman cit we will walk and enjoy the beauty of the lovely Caesarea Marina the ancient port which was one of the greatest and most modern ports in the Roman world.Haifa –In Haifa we will see one of Israel’s wonders – the beautiful Baha’i gardens. There we will have the exciting opportunity to learn about the unique while also exploring the rich history of Haifa.Acre-In Acre we will ‘go back in time’ to the crusaders era. We will hear their story; visit the incredible knights’ halls and walk through a 700 years old secret passage that was used by the""
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Jerusalem Private Transfer: Central Jerusalem to Haifa Port
"Whether you’re traveling individually as a couple or in a group your ground transport needs are covered by this private port transport service from your Jerusalem hotel to Haifa Port. When your vacation is over simply meet your driver in front of your hotel at a pre-arranged time. Then settle into your comfortable air-conditioned vehicle and head straight to the port in time for your cruiseWhen making a booking you will need to advise your cruise ship details and your Jerusalem hotel accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24 - 48 hours prior to
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Jerusalem Private Transfer: Haifa Port to Central Jerusalem
"Once your cruise ship docks at Haifa Port your friendly driver will meet you and drive you directly to your hotel in Jerusalem. Whether you’re traveling individually with a partner or in a group your ground transport needs will be covered by this private port transfer service. Avoid the confusion of taxis or public transport and enjoy a hassle-free way to start your vacation!When making a booking you will need to advise your cruise ship details and your Jerusalem accommodation details. Your transfer will be confirmed instantaneously and you will be provided with a travel voucher to present to the driver. Approximately 24 - 48 hours prior to your you will be required to reconfirm exact pickup time and place (the contact number will be provided on your travel voucher).Worry-free Shore Excursion:If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.Price is per person
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The German Colony Tips (10)

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...
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mindcrime
Nov 09, 2013

Haifa Tourist Board

Before starting your tour through the German Colony I recommend to visit the Haifa Tourist Board and ask for a broshure about the quarter. It is available in English, explains the background of the...
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gubbi1
Jan 31, 2011

Haifa City Museum

During my visit to Haifa I happend to pass by the Haifa City Museum which is located in the Templar Community House. Inside I had a look at an exhibition about the past of Haifa especially at the time...
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gubbi1
Jan 31, 2011

Verses on Houses

If you walk around the German Colony in Haifa you will notice several verses written on the houses over the doors. Many are religious sayings in old German language, which partly differs in spelling...
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gubbi1
Jan 31, 2011

The German Colony

This beautiful (!!) area includes old houses that survived from the time German Templars settled in Haifa (around 1868), many of these houses are located on Ben Gurion Avenue (where you can look above...
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Sharon
Sep 23, 2006

The German Colony

The picturesque neighborhood is located at the foot of the Bahai gardens and presents the lifestyle of the Greman Templars that settled in Haifa at the 19th century.The old, well kept streets are...
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edvin_br
Jan 25, 2005

View from the German Colony

The reconstructed German Colony neighborhood of Haifa is lovely to walk around on a sunny day. It has lots of cafes and restaurants and the view of the Bahai garden terraces from the bottom right the...
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piglet44
Dec 13, 2004

German Templar Colony

This neighborhood with the distinctive red roofed houses was built by the members of the Templar Society in1868. Today, this area is undergoing renovations. Signs have been placed in front of various...
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navaros
Jul 25, 2003

The German Colony

The area was built during the 19th century by Temolers who came to israel and built their setelment here. The houses with the special architecture still stand. Some of them were renovated and there...
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galy
May 02, 2003

Walk through the Colony

Have a look at signs set up along the Ben Gurion Boulevard. They explain to you about the history of the German Colony. They are numbered and start at the harbour
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Jan 31, 2011
 
 
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"Haifa: On the slopes of Mt. Carmel"
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"2 days in Haifa"
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"Bregman's Haifa Page"
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"My Favorite City"
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".. Living Together..."
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Things to Do Near The German Colony

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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...
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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...
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