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Parks & nature in Haifa District

Historic Site
“Beautifull Historical site, beach, restaurants, it is a must! 15 minutes drive from us.”
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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!!”
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Scenic Viewpoint
“Louis Promenade - a lovely park/promenade offers amazing view of Haifa bay and the whole surroundings. this is really beautiful and most pleasant stroll ”
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Garden
“No trip to Haifa is complete without visiting the Bahai Gardens. just google it :)”
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Park
“Absolutely stunning - whether you fancy a walk in the manicured gardens, a family picnic with a fun playground or an easy nature-walk to a spectacular viewpoint. A real local jem. ”
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Beach
“Bat Galim Promenade A quiet stroll towards evening on the seashore, as the sunset paints the skies a warm orange, and the sound of the waves penetrates the soul. Haifa is situated along the shores of the Mediterranean, offering promenades and beaches that are suitable for everyone. The Bat Galim Promenade is spread along the length of the seashore of the peaceful Bat Galim neighborhood, filled with restaurants, coffee shops, a diving center, surfer club and the lower cable car station. The panoramic cable car connects to Stella Maris Church and Monastery, where a spectacular view of the Haifa Bay can be seen. ”
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Park
“Caesarea National Park, harbor and beach offer a wealth of attractions, including antiquities, dining, and shopping.”
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Park
“Necropolis of Bet She’arim: A Landmark of Jewish Renewal Consisting of a series of catacombs, the necropolis developed from the 2nd century AD as the primary Jewish burial place outside Jerusalem following the failure of the second Jewish revolt against Roman rule. Located southeast of the city of Haifa, these catacombs are a treasury of artworks and inscriptions in Greek, Aramaic, Hebrew and Palmyrene. Bet She’arim bears unique testimony to ancient Judaism under the leadership of Rabbi Judah the Patriarch, who is credited with Jewish renewal after 135 AD.”
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Park
“Israel's largest national park, extending over most of the Carmel mountain range, and containing over 10,000 hectares of pine, eucalyptus, and cypress forest. The park has numerous bicycle and walking paths, dedicated nature reserves, and over 250 archaeological sites inhabited by prehistoric humans. The park is one of the largest open spaces of northern Israel. It is a typical example of a Mediterranean ecosystem, and includes a rich inventory of geological phenomena, prehistoric artefacts, biodiversity and landscapes. In 1996 it was recognised by UNESCO as a biosphere reserve. ”
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Park
“The Hai-Bar is a zoological reserve aimed at the protection and reintroduction of Israel's native animal species.”
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Park
“This sprawling valley is a UNESCO World Heritage Site That has long been important due to its strategic location connecting Egypt to Damascus. Inhabited from 7,000 BCE until the fall of the First Temple in 586 BCE, Tel Megiddo marks an ancient battlefield that has seen a lot of action including a historic battle between the Egyptians and the Canaanites in 1,500 BCE, and another between Egypt and the Kingdom of Judah in 609 BCE. But Tel Megiddo is not known so much for its ancient battles as it is today - for its future battles. Earmarked by the Book of Revelations to be the spot in which the Messiah will defeat the Anti-Christ during the end of times battle of Armageddon.”
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Park
“These gardens, located in the heart of Haifa, comprise a staircase of nineteen terraces extending all the way up the northern slope of Mount Carmel. The golden-domed Shrine of the Báb, the resting place of the Prophet-Herald of the Bahá’í Faith, stands on the central terrace, looking across the bay towards ‘Akko.”
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Garden
“Gardens with 19 terraces of geometric flower beds, climbing to the domed Bahai shrine on Mt Carmel.”
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