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Travel Guide of Haifa in Israel by Influencers

Haifa is the third-largest city in Israel – after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv – with a population of 285,316 in 2019. The city of Haifa forms part of the Haifa metropolitan area, the second- or third-most populous metropolitan area in Israel.

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Discover our travel guide of Haifa in Israel made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

What you will see and do in Haifa:

  🏖️ Beach     🏃‍♂️ Running     🏖️ Ocean     🗼 Landmark  

Travel Tips for visiting Haifa

Haifa,Israel's third-largest city

Haifa is known for its tolerance.
It is home to religious buildings of the three monotheistic religions
A lively and dynamic city,

Haifa enjoys an ideal location along the Mediterranean Sea and a pleasant climate all year round.

As the country's main port, Haifa does not offer paradisiacal beaches,
but it remains a destination where the sweetness of life and cultural visits are perfectly combined. 

Haifa, the country's largest port, bears some resemblance to Jerusalem

As the capital, Haifa is a polyglot city were Jewish, Christian, and Muslim communities live together. 

Moreover, this triple richness is the reason for its numerous historical vestiges of great importance:

- The Tomb of Elijah, a place of pilgrimage for the three religions, 
- Mount Carmel and its Mausoleum with its golden dome
- The Temples and Bahai Gardens 

The third-largest city in Israel, Haifa is considered the capital of the north

It has many important places, such as its port, its high-tech companies and the "Technion", the oldest university in Israel.
 Its location near the sea and its abundant cultural activities attract a large number of visitors.

The city of Haifa is located in the northwest of Israel, bordered on the west by the Mediterranean Sea.
It was partly established on Mount Carmel and is surrounded by its valleys.
Haifa covers 60 square kilometers, between 0 and 245 meters above sea level.
Tel Aviv is 90 kilometers to the south.

The city of Haifa offers a variety of transportation options, including the subway, bus, cab, and rental car.
The subway: a 1.8-kilometer long subway line allows you to quickly cross the 274 meters of altitude that separate the upper and lower parts of the city.

Haifa has some great sights to see

Visitors will mainly visit the city's theater, the Bab holy site, the city's art museum, the Mount Carmel monastery , the National Maritime Museum.

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Haifa

What is the gastronomy of Haifa?

- Falafel (spicy fried chickpea balls served in a pita (local bread) with hummus (chickpea puree)
- Tehina (sesame seed  puree) and salad)
- Shawarma (pita sandwich with meat (mutton or turkey) and salad)
- Hummus (chickpea puree served with a drizzle of olive oil, spices, parsley, and pita)

In the vicinity of Haifa, there are various tourist sites to see.
The valleys of Mount Carmel; the city of Acre (or Saint John of Acre) with its architectural and historical treasures; the typical villages surrounding Haifa.

Haifa can be visited all year round, although the most pleasant period is from May to October.

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Explore 18 popular touristic places around Haifa with pictures shared by travelers, influencers and photographers... Click on the photos to read the travel guide of the destination

Caesarea National Park

  32.9 km (20.4 miles) away from Haifa

  Travel guide of Caesarea National Park

Church of the Annunciation

  33.6 km (20.9 miles) away from Haifa

  Travel guide of Church of the Annunciation

Rosh Hanikra Sea Reserve

  35.7 km (22.2 miles) away from Haifa

  Travel guide of Rosh Hanikra Sea Reserve

Rosh HaNikra

  36.2 km (22.5 miles) away from Haifa

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Rosh Hanikra Grottoes

  36.3 km (22.5 miles) away from Haifa

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Keshet Cave

  38.7 km (24.0 miles) away from Haifa

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