Things to do in Haifa

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Bat Galim beach

Haifa Attractions

Whether you'd prefer to hit the shops or educate yourself on local history, there are loads of fun activities in Haifa. This city boasts a range of thrilling attractions that'll keep your schedule full and your feet on the go. Whatever you're into, this place has something up its sleeve for you.

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Haifa must see attractions

1. Baha'i Gardens

The Bahá’í Gardens is the Haifa section of a set of parks spread across several Middle Eastern locations. A glorious shrine and monuments decorate its spectacular landscaped grounds, while its hilly peak provides views of the entire city. Admire the luminescent colors of the floral displays draping the hillside.
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Elegant terraces and sculptures stand beside the colorful floral layouts and palm tree rows in the enormous Hanging Gardens of Haifa that commemorate the Báb.

2. Haifa Port

The Haifa Port is a vast marina that stretches along a large part of Haifa’s northeastern coastline. Built around a deep-water harbor, it’s a hub of enormous trawlers, yachts and cruise ships. Travel in ferries from this huge port to exotic destinations across the Mediterranean Sea.
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View the cargo and cruise ships scuttling around the largest seaport in Israel from the viewpoint at the top of Mount Carmel.

3. Bat Galim beach

As one of the liveliest strands around the bustling city, Bat Galim Beach is backed by numerous shops, cafés and restaurants. It stands in a serene neighborhood and invites you to soak up the sun on its sandy strip. Stroll along the scenic promenade that runs along the back of the beach and do some people-watching around the popular bay.
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A children’s playground and consistent waves keep the kids amused, while a cable car provides panoramic views of the whole area.

4. Stella Maris Monastery

The Stella Maris Monastery is a 19th-century religious institute with an important place in the history of Haifa. It is the world headquarters of the Carmelite Order, a branch of Catholicism that originated here on Mount Carmel. Spot the emblem of the order marking the top of the entrance to the monastery.
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Perched on the side of Mount Carmel, the founding convent of the Carmelite Order has scenic coastal views and an ornate interior filled with biblical imagery.

5. Dado Zamir Beach

Lined by upscale restaurants and salsa-playing bars, Dado Zamir Beach is one of Haifa’s most central and popular strands. Its long promenade has cafés and shops and provides striking views of the Mediterranean Sea. Relax on a bench facing the water and watch the waves lap the shores of Haifa.
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Surfing and dancing are among the regular activities on this beach with a lively promenade, an amphitheater and a toddler’s pool.

What to do in Haifa

Free Things to Do in Haifa

A break in Haifa need not break the bank. You can leave your wallet behind if you go to:

Stella Maris Light - If you're thinking of exploring the region's history through its landmarks, pencil this one in your itinerary.

Haifa Port - Chat to a few locals and learn why many sightseers visit this place.

Central Synagogue - Do some soul searching or just get lost in the tranquil ambiance at this sacred place.

Quiet Beach - Devour the latest bestseller or play some tunes while you're catching those rays.

Hecht Park - Revitalize your mind and body by spending some time in nature.

Things to Do in Haifa with Kids

You'll find loads of interesting things to do in Haifa with the little ones. Create new memories together with these family friendly experiences:


 

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