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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Beautiful gardens of the Bahai people, which became a symbol of Haifa. from the top you can enjoy great view of the city and the port. There are free tours inside the gardens running everyday(except of Wedensday), several times a day, in Hebrew, English and Arabic. To enter the gardens it's required to wear clothes which cover your shoulders and knees. ”
  • 59 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Ben Gurion Blvd is one of the most beautiful places in Israel. you can enjoy a great selection of Cafes and restaurants. and enjoy a direct view to the Bahai Gerdens. The Recommended Cafe is Fattoush. a great place with a great atmosphere and a nice variety of local dishes. for a cheaper and more authentic option. nearby you can visit "Mama Pita". they serve a very tasty arabian style Pizza/Pita. when you are at Mama Pita make sure you try the chicken Pita and the Pizza Meshuperet.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Route
“The trendiest Street I Haifa. A place to get food vibes, good food and shop for essentials. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art showcases an extensive variety of approximately 7,000 contemporary and traditional Japanese art, including paintings and prints, antique decorated books, room dividers, antique swards, and various art objects. The museum, which is nestled on the crest of Mount Carmel, is completely dedicated to Japanese culture and the collection, preservation, and exhibition of Japanese art, and is the only one of its kind in the Middle East. The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Arte was established in 1959. The museum exhibits traditional and contemporary art, and introduces us to Japanese art and culture. The museum We invite you to visit and meet Japan’s fascinating culture.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Large and has a lot to offer. If you come with your kids and want to spend indoors. This will be a great place.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place of worship
“The Carmelite Order (Stella Maris) was established in the late 12th century when Crusader-era pilgrims, inspired by the prophet Elijah, opted for a hermitic life on the slopes of Mt Carmel. Today the order lives on around the world and in the 'Star of the Sea' monastery, whose current building was constructed in 1836 at the northern tip of Mt Carmel. The sea views are magnificent. The car ride up to the monastery is very nice too. From up there you can enjoy the view of both sides of Haifa, take a cable car down to the beach or hike down a very nice trail on the mountain side. If you are interested to enter the Monastery you should wear clothing that covers your knees and shoulders; men should remove hats.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“One of the top 3 restaurants in Haifa. A bit far out, but a great place to enjoy a meal! 50 min drive”
  • 18 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Located in Haifa, MadaTech, Israel’s National Museum of Science, Technology, and Space, is Israel’s largest science museum. Enjoy a family day out with the kids at MadaTech. There's lots to do and plenty of things to see and all in one place. lots to see: Planetarium (additional fee), The Toddlers' Center, Noble Energy Science Park, Twenty science exhibitions, Cinematrix: A multi-sensory 3D movie theater (additional fee)”
  • 8 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“here you can get a taste of the old arab architecture of Haifa. churches. markets. great food and wonderful falafel at "falafel hazkenim/Najla" make sure you taste it :) for local sweets make sure you visit Abd al-Hadi Sweets and try their Kanafeh. a traditional Middle Eastern dessert. It is Recommended to Visit Wadi Nisnas only during the day time. at night everything is closed and there's not much to do there. also, on Sunday. most places in Wadi Nisnas are closed. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Haifa Museum of Art is nestled within a stone building for preservation. The museum showcases the works of Israeli and international artists and unfolds on the one hand the story of Israeli culture from the beginning of the 20th century, and on the other, the place of contemporary art in the age of globalization. Haifa Museum of Art, one of the three largest museums of art in Israel, sprawls over approximately 3,500 Sqm and resides in three floors. The museum is an institution and an attraction for artists and art theorists who explore the topics of the history of Israeli and international art, with emphasis on contemporary art. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Zoo
“Besides the animals, the zoo' grounds contain a botanical garden, a library, the prehistoric museum and a biology institute. The zoo contains more than one hundred types of animals, some rare, reptiles, birds and mammals, amounting to a total some 350 creatures. Alongside traditional zoo animals such as tiger, bear, wolf, hyena, apes and grass eaters, viewers can also enjoy the impressive variety of native and international snakes and reptiles seen in an air conditioned reptile aquarium, which consists of display spaces designed to fit the animals' natural living habitat. One of the new attractions is a children's petting zoo. Its overall area is estimated at roughly 30 dunams. p: 04-8372390”
  • 4 locals recommend
University
“Furthermore being a famous all over the world technical university, Technion campus is also a very good park with fresh air for calm walks. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“Hecht Park is the largest stretch of greenery within the urban area of the City of Haifa. Hecht Park spans an area of 75 dunams. The park uniqueness is its multifaceted construction, offering an array of activities for children and adults. The playground built next to the southern parking lot sports brand new equipment including swings, climbing facilities, and the always popular "Omega" pulley allowing kids to slide midair along the beach. Near the playground there is a beautiful grassy field for picnics. For adults, there is workout equipment. Natural pathways allow for walking, running and hiking along a 3-kilometer perimeter. also biking lanes and skate park. with beautiful beach view!!”
  • 15 locals recommend
Route
“If you walk to the right of the "Aneviim" or "Masada" stations, you will arrive to Hertzel street, which is the main commercial street of Haifa, the city center. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bus Station
“The largest fresh food market in Haifa: Fruit, Vegetables, Fish, Spices and everything else can be found here!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Flea market - if you like to search unique authentic stuff this is the place for you”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Steakhouse
“One of the top 3 restaurants in Haifa. A bit far out, but a great place to enjoy a meal! 50 min drive”
  • 18 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“Great atmosphere. good food. and great music. sit down and enjoy the special decor of the place and observe all the small details around you. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“A successful vegetarian coffee & restaurant chain. Their first location is a street away! Have an amazing breakfests :) ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Asian Restaurant
“One of the best places to have good & spicy Thai food. it is recommended to book a table a day before. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends

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