National Maritime Museum – Haifa

national maritime museum building 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 haifa

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

Shrine of Baháʼu’lláh and Baha’i Gardens in Akko

the mansion of bahji

The Baha’i faith, established by Baháʼu’lláh in the 19th century, is a unique religion with a unique history.  You may have read about the magnificent the Shrine of the Bab and its terraced gardens in Haifa on this website. However, this complex is only the second holiest and most important site for … Read more

Shopping in Haifa

Govana on Herzl Street, Haifa

Shopping is a usual activity to do when visiting a city or town in any country. If you happen to be in Haifa right now, we’re pretty sure that shopping for souvenirs back home is one of the things in mind. Like many towns and cities and Israel, Haifa offers diverse shopping … Read more

Exploring Louis Promenade

louis promenade haifa

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

tikotin museum of japanese art, haifa

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 street art

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

yefe nof and dan carmel

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

german colony and baha’i shrine

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