Haifa is the modern prosperous city; in the last 50 years its population has increased more than twice. Each area of the city is of great interest for travelers and boasts an abundance of interesting cultural centers. The picturesque district of Bat Galim built in the first half of the 20th century is home to the National Maritime Museum. At the edge of the area there is the legendary cave of Elijah the Prophet; a lot of amazing stories and legends are associated with it.
A good place to explore is the Lower Town area, where you can see interesting modern buildings and ancient structures. A true piece of modern architecture is the Sail skyscraper; its height is more than 134 meters. The name of the construction speaks for itself, as the outline of a spectacular skyscraper really looks like a sail.
Next to it there is the Muslim cemetery and a mosque founded in the era of the Ottoman Empire. Among other attractions of the Lower City, the Railroad Museum with a rich and rewarding collection is worth mentioning. One of the most interesting sights is Adar.
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