National Maritime Museum – Haifa

National Maritime Museum – Haifa

If you are a fan of the sea, sailing, and maritime history – or simply looking for the next museum adventure in Israel – it’s a good idea to head north to Haifa and visit the National Maritime Museum, also known as the Israeli National Maritime Museum. The museum traces the history … Read more

Sculptures Garden (Gan Hapsalim or Ursula Malbin Sculptures Park)

Sculptures Garden (Gan Hapsalim or Ursula Malbin Sculptures Park)

Did you know that Haifa has urban gardens and parks other than the famous Baha’i Gardens? The city’s location – on the slopes of Mount Carmel overlooking the Mediterranean Sea – is an attractive site for green and quiet spaces that make perfect retreats from the stress of urban life. Suppose that … Read more

Israel National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space (Madatech)

Israel National Museum

Science and technology is one of the most developed sectors in Israel. Here are some interesting and amazing facts about it: Israel has 140 scientists and technicians per 10,000 employees, even besting the United States’s 85 to 10,000 and Japan’s 83 to 10,000 ratio. Israel allocates 4.3% of its gross domestic product … Read more

Château Pèlerin – A Crusader-Era Fortress

chateau pelerin

Much has been talked about the past foreign invasions in the Holy Land – invasions by the Babylonians, Romans, Greeks, Ottomans, and British, among others. But apart from the Romans and the Muslims, European Christians also invaded and ruled the Holy Land. They were the Crusaders, who first captured Jerusalem in 1099 … Read more

Exploring Louis Promenade

Louis Promenade

Whether you’re standing on the street level or on the slopes of Mount Carmel, Haifa always guarantees excellent vantage points, offering visitors some of the city’s best attractions. Enjoy the views of the Baha’i Shrine and gardens when standing from the German Colony or anywhere else in downtown Haifa. Go up the … Read more

Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art

If you’re “turning Japanese” but can’t go to Japan for the time being, not to worry. Even if you’re in Israel, you still have the chance to see, learn, experience, and even study Japanese arts and culture. On the crest of Mount Carmel in Haifa, you can see a small, unassuming gray … Read more

Masada Street – Haifa’s Little-Known Bohemian Enclave

Haifa

Haifa has less religious and historical significance than Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, and many other cities around Israel. But it is definitely worth visiting, especially when you have the time and want to discover different aspects of Israeli life and culture. Haifa is one of Israel’s most picturesque cities, thanks mainly to its … Read more

The Shrine of the Bab

Bahai Gardens, Haifa, Israel

When in Haifa, we’re sure you will never end your sightseeing in this gorgeous city without visiting its most prominent landmark, the Shrine of the Bab, and the spectacular Baha’i Gardens surrounding it. Both the shrine and the gardens are built on the slopes of Mount Carmel, overlooking Haifa, its port, and … Read more

Exploring Yefe Nof Street – the Street of Beautiful Landscape

Haifa

Haifa is Israel’s jewel on the north, gorgeously set on the slopes of Mount Carmel with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea. While Haifa is famous for the magnificent Baha’i Shrine and its terraced gardens, this beautiful city also has hidden gems that only await discovery.  And the streets of Haifa will … Read more

A Glimpse of Haifa’s German Colony

Haifa’s German Colony

Haifa is a beautiful port city that never fails to fascinate tourists and locals alike. When in Haifa, one of the things you should not definitely miss is taking a walk in one of its historic neighborhoods, the German Colony. The German Colony, or HaMoshava HaGermanit in Hebrew, was established in 1868 … Read more