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Travel Guide of Haifa in Israel by Influencers and Travelers

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 third-most populous metropolitan area in Israel.

The Best Things to Do and Visit in Haifa


1 - Atlit

   10 km away

Atlit, is a coastal town located south of Haifa, Israel. The community is in the Hof HaCarmel Regional Council in the Haifa District of Israel. Off the coast of Atlit is a submerged Neolithic village. Atlit was also a Crusader outpost, the Château Pèlerin, which fell to the Mamluks in 1291. During their rule, in the 14th century, it became home to a large concentration of Oirat Mongols. During early Ottoman rule, in the 16th century, it was recorded in tax registers as a port of call and a farm.

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2 - Stella Maris Monastery

The Stella Maris Monastery or the Monastery of Our Lady of Mount Carmel for monks is a 19th-century Discalced Carmelite monastery located on the slopes of Mount Carmel in Haifa, Israel.

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3 - Shore Excursions in Haifa

This Full-day tour is especially for travelers who want to see what Muscat can offer. This is a cultural tour including Wadi Shab, the Bimmah Sinkhole, and the amazing white beach of Fins Beach.

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4 - Bahá'í Gardens

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5 - Mount Carmel

   11 km away

Mount Carmel, also known in Arabic as Mount Mar Elias, is a coastal mountain range in northern Israel stretching from the Mediterranean Sea towards the southeast. The range is a UNESCO biosphere reserve.

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6 - Archaeology Tours in Haifa

A Nazarene guide will take you to where The Nazarene walked. A Christian guide who sees the purpose of life through The Scripture. Traveling in the Holy Land is not about seeing cities, mountains and valleys. It is more about the reason for our Lord to choose this part of the world as the Place for making The Change. So, join someone who lives The Place!

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7 - Zichron Yaakov

   24 km away

Zikhron Ya'akov is a town in Israel, 35 kilometres south of Haifa, and part of the Haifa District. It is located at the southern end of the Carmel mountain range overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, near the coastal highway.

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8 - Klil

   31 km away

Klil is a community settlement in northern Israel. Located in the Western Galilee, southeast of Nahariya between Yanuh-Jat and Kafr Yasif, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Asher Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 685.

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9 - Caesarea

   31 km away

Caesarea, Keysariya or Qesarya, often simplified to Keisarya, and Qaysaria, is a town in north-central Israel, which inherits its name and much of its territory from the ancient city of Caesarea Maritima.

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10 - Shvil Israel

   32 km away

The Israel National Trail, is a hiking path that was inaugurated in 1995. The trail crosses the entire country of Israel. Its northern end is at Dan, near the Lebanese border in the far north of the country, and it extends to Eilat at the southernmost tip of Israel on the Red Sea, a length of 1,015 km.

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11 - Caesarea National Park

   33 km away
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12 - Nazareth

   34 km away

Nazareth is the largest city in the Northern District of Israel. Nazareth is known as "the Arab capital of Israel". In 2019 its population was 77,445. The inhabitants are predominantly Arab citizens of Israel, of whom 69% are Muslim and 30.9% Christian.

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13 - Mount Precipice

   34 km away

Mount Precipice, also known as Mount of Precipitation, Mount of the Leap of the Lord and Mount Kedumim is located just outside the southern edge of Nazareth, 2.0 km southwest of the modern city center.

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14 - Church of the Annunciation

   34 km away

The Church of the Annunciation, sometimes also referred to as the Basilica of the Annunciation, is a Catholic Church in Nazareth, in northern Israel.

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15 - Rosh HaNikra

   36 km away

Rosh HaNikra is a kibbutz in northern Israel. Located on the Mediterranean coast near the Rosh HaNikra grottoes and the border with Lebanon, it falls under the jurisdiction of Mateh Asher Regional Council. In 2017 it had a population of 1,354.

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Why should you visit Haifa ?

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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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