The formal gardens that flow 19 steep terraces that lead to the stunning domed shrinethe last home of this prophet and herald of their Baha’i faithis Haifa’s top attraction. There are bird-eye views of the stage from the high, but we strongly recommend the 45-minute, complimentary Panorama Tour. Tours begin every day (except Wednesday) at 11.30am in Hebrew and 12 noon in English. Be there 30 minutes prior to the tour in order to be first and first served. Men and women must be completely covered from knees to shoulders.
The campus museum at the college offers fascinating archaeological treasures such as well-restored mosaics, and treasures of coins from the past, but the pièce de résistance is the Ma’agan Mikhael Shipwreck which is a 2400-year-old commercial boat that was found in 1985. In its initial size of 12.5m in length, the vessel could have carried 15 tons of freight . It also has a unique one-armed anchor made of wood.
The art wing focuses on Impressionist and post-Impressionist themes (a part of the creator Dr Reuben Hecht’s personal group ) and includes work by famous artists such as Van Gogh and Modigliani.
Stella Maris Carmelite Monastery
The Carmelite Order was founded in the end of the 12th century, when the Crusaders, influenced by Elijah the prophet Elijah chose to live an enclave life in the hills of Mt Carmel. The arrangement is still in existence all over the world, including at the ‘Star of the Sea’ monastery which was constructed in 1836 at the northern part on the north side of Mt Carmel. The views of the ocean are breathtaking. Cover your knees and shoulders. males should take off caps.
Utilizing a series of incisive video reviews, this fascinating museum highlights the Zionist Movement’s determination to eliminate Jewish refugees from Europe to the British-controlled Palestine between 1934 and 1948. The centerpiece is an WWII landing craft, rechristened Af-Al-Pi-Chen (‘nevertheless” in Hebrew) which carried 434 refugees to Palestine in 1947. When they were captured by the British and transported to camps for internment in Cyprus. The museum is run under the direction of the Ministry of Defense, and this means that you’ll need your passport to gain entry.
Shrine of the Báb
While it’s predominantly the site of pilgrimage modestly dressed visitors are allowed to enter this domed temple that holds what remains are of their Bab spiritual orientation to Baha’i’s most significant prophet Baha’ullah. Canadian architectural designer William Sutherland Maxwell made the shrine to bring together Middle Eastern and European fashions. The design was created in 1953, using Italian rock and Portuguese ceramic tiles.
Kids-friendly science shows are featured in this elegant 1912 building with interactive screens in the science chambers optical illusions and the hall with mirrors (displays are identified with the appropriate age group ). The building was the initial home of the Technion Israel Institute. Its imposing arches and echoing halls are an absolute delight to explore. In the time of Albert Einstein seen in 1923 the place, he planted the palm tree that still can be seen in front of the.
National Maritime Museum
The history of this museum, established in 1953, encompasses five millennia of maritime history on 3 floors, starting from the barnacle-clung amphorae, to Israel’s present naval history. The temporary exhibits that cover topics ranging including naval battles and pirates are on display on the ground floor, while the archeological artifacts such as Egyptian canopic jars as well as Roman remnants found in Haifa Bay — have been kept in the permanent covered area. The explanation is available provided in English in both English and Hebrew.
The Screening System is situated about 100m higher above the Mountain within the entryway of this Baha’i Gardens, this Screening System offers a bird’s eye view of to the Shrine at This Bab and towards the Ocean. It’s a stunning spot for a speedy photography session, but you’re better off taking a guided tour through the gardens.
Haifa Museum of Art
Modern and robust Modern and tough, the Museum of Arts’ three spaces for exhibitions showcase mixed media as well as photography by Israeli and international artists. If you’re a fan of the art of confrontation and lively argument This glitzy gallery is worth a look (and you’ll get to watch the regional artists who come to the museum in large numbers to wander and rub their cheeks).
Museum Without Walls
More than 60 outdoor murals and sculptures are a way to walk through the alleys and lanes in Wadi Nisnas, from superhero murals to mixed-media art as well as pop art. Some are huge and captivating, while others are tiny enough that you could wander past them. You can also find your way to the website.
The cave is holy for Jews, Christians, Muslims and Druze the cave is at which Elijah the prophet Elijah is believed to have prayed prior to requesting his priests from Ba’al at Mt Carmel (1 Kings 18) and also at which point Elijah was believed to have hid from the anger from Queen Jezebel afterward (1 Kings 19:1-3). When you enter the cave, look for signs that point to the different sections for males (to on the left) and women (to to the left) The cave is hidden covered by a velvet screen. There’s nothing to see unless looking at Jewish pilgrimage sites. Dress in a modest manner.
The Ukrainian-born artist Emmanuel mane-Katz (1894–1962) was an influential member of the early 20th century College of Paris and is well-known for his vibrant representations of the shtetls (ghettos) of Eastern Europe. Since the end of the 1950s, the artist was given this residence from The Haifa city police as a remuneration to the transfer of his duties. Numerous paintings were on display in the house, along with antiquarians as well as Judaica.
Haifa City Museum
The two buildings that make up it is the City Museum examines Haifa’s final century of history, and includes periodic exhibitions of contemporary life in the city. Most interesting are the screens that define Haifa as the “Red City” that was in the decade following the 1940s, when Haifa required a strong socialist idea.
An elevator shivers it’s way to the 30th floor area of monitoring Eshkol Tower, the brazen towering high-rise which is located over Haifa University. It was designed by the well-known Brazilian engineer Oscar Niemeyer, the tower was completed in the year 1978. It’s been called the tallest structure in Haifa, but the views are still stunning Who would have thought that massive Haifa may look like Lilliputian after all? An enjoyable photo opportunity after visiting Hecht Museum. Hecht Museum.
Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art
It was established in 1959 by the artist Felix Tikotin, this little gallery, with a dimly-lit interior, is a great way to get away in the sensual qualities of Japanese art. The experience here is for Japanese art lovers, but its hanging scrolls dating to the 19th century as well as glazed bowls, calligraphy and glazed scrolls provide a relaxing change in pace when compared to other Haifa’s notable museums.
Beit HaGefen Cultural Center
A classic stone structure along the street of the modern Beit HaGefen Arab-Jewish Center, this gallery and social space hosts interfaith cultural and social events. Call ahead for two-hour excursions of street art, neighborhood and spiritual sites.
Created in the shape of the summit at the top of Mt Carmel in 1913, this shady, child-friendly public space that is named ‘Mother’s Park’ has the zoo, park and an amphitheatre which hosts free performances on certain summer evenings. It’s situated next to the highest point of the Carmelit subway line.
A 15-minute trail that runs along Yefe Nof St, Louis Promenade provides a vantage point with a view of Haifa Bay and provides links to other trails that weave through Haifa. An excellent photo opportunity for aerial views. Check out .
Al Jarina Mosque
A few hundred yards to the east to the east of Paris Sq is your overdue 18th-century Al Jarina Mosque, topped by a minaret from the early 20th century which appears to be the appearance of a province English clock tower. The mosque is intended for worshippers solely, however the image of this minaret that is surrounded by skyscrapers is a stunning image.
The slopes that are shaded under Gan Ha’Em are home into some sleek zoos with roaming peacocks that are free to roam and an aviary. There’s also an reptile house, and areas for meerkats, reptiles, bulls, ibexes and more. However, enclosures for larger animals like bears or Bengal tigers appear to be quite small.
Last Updated on October 9, 2021 by Guide 4 Travelers
- 1 Baha’i Gardens
- 2 Hecht Museum
- 3 Stella Maris Carmelite Monastery
- 4 Clandestine Immigration & Naval Museum
- 5 Shrine of the Báb
- 6 MadaTech
- 7 National Maritime Museum
- 8 Viewing Balcony
- 9 Haifa Museum of Art
- 10 Museum Without Walls
- 11 Elijah’s Cave
- 12 Mané–Katz Museum
- 13 Haifa City Museum
- 14 Eshkol Tower
- 15 Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art
- 16 Beit HaGefen Cultural Center
- 17 Gan Ha’Em
- 18 Louis Promenade
- 19 Al Jarina Mosque
- 20 Zoo