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Culture of Haifa. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

haifa 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.
The culture of local people is very interesting, as they observe a lot of awesome traditions and celebrate fascinating national holidays throughout the year. One of the most important … Open
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. Copyright
Fans of beach holidays are sure to enjoy Haifa. The picturesque Dado beach is perfect for a family vacation, as it is perfectly equipped for a comfortable stay. There are several attractive … Open
Its permanent symbol is Technion, the awesome Institute of Technology opened in 1912. There is also the Haifa Museum of Art, which collection includes more than 7,000 exhibits in the district. It is situated in the important historic building of the early 20th century. Fans of theater would be interested in visiting the local theater and hikers would enjoy the Gan Hapsalim park.
Haifa You should definitely take a stroll through the picturesque Moshava Germanit district; its main symbols are Templars’ houses. In the second half of the 19th century on the site of the present district a small German settlement was founded. Some old buildings have preserved to this day; they have recently undergone a complete renovation. The Museum of Haifa would tell visitors of the city more about this and other important historical events. The area of ​​Carmel with its legendary monastery of the Carmelites is also worth noting. The nearby Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art will diversify the excursion program.
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion, activities or city discovery tours over Haifa and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

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Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Haifa and around
♥   Art museum 'Haifa Museum of Art' Haifa, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art' Haifa, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Mane-Katx Museum' Haifa, 0.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Hecht Museum' Haifa, 6.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Janco Dada Museum' Haifa, 12.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all churches
Cathedrals and basilicas near Haifa
♥   Basilica of the Annunciation, Nazareth, 31.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica of the Transfiguration, Mount Tabor, 40.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Maronite Cathedral, Tyre, 54.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Haifa and near

Well of Jacob

From the series “The Surviving Artifacts of Jewish Civilization”
In Nablus, tourists will have an opportunity to visit the amazing sight, the old well, which have been associated by Jews with the name Jacob for more than 2 000 years. This well was found not far from the archaeological area of ​​Tel-Balat. It is quite deep; the rock-cut pit is 35 meters roughly estimated. According to the biblical writings, here Jesus met the Samaritan woman, which is described in the Gospel of John. … Read further

Tirat Zvi

From the series “The Hottest Places in the World”
Religious Kibbutz Tirat Zvi is situated in Israel, on the vast territory of the Beit She'an Valley. Temperature record was placed there in 1942; in the midst of hot summer air warmed up to 53.9°C. Despite these natural anomalies, people have been living in the settlement for hundreds of years and have learned to escape from a perilous heat. Their homes are equipped with tents, in the shade of which it’s always possible to shelter from the hot sun. Ponds situated around the settlement also help local residents. … Read further
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Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Haifa

Culture guide to Haifa. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Haifa: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Haifa. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info! - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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