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Haifa Travel Guide  

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Haifa, a coastal city, is the third largest city in Israel. Lying on the Mediterranean coast, it is regarded as the most important city in northern Israel. The city is home to a populace of about 300,000 inhabitants and is a major industrial and research centre.
Characterised by a Mediterranean climate, Haifa’s seasons are overall mild in nature. Summers are hot and dry while winters are cool and receive light precipitation. Monsoons arrive in October and stay till April. Snow is a rare occurrence.
Haifa was known as Sycaminum and was a major industrial port in ancient times. Today, it houses two major oil refineries of the country. The petrochemical industry is the main industry of the city.

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Reviews Haifa

Robert Bale
Level 100     6 Trophy   
Overall rating 6
Overall Guide : Set amidst lush manicured gardens is the holy site Bahai World Centre which comprises of the shrine of the Bab and several administrative buildings. The Hecht Museum is an exhibition centre of archaeology and art work. Paintings and sculptures by... more renowned artists like Van Gogh and Picasso are featured here. Another interesting place for a day trip is the Haifa Zoo and Botanical Garden where visitors can enjoy the scenic surroundings comprising of blooming flowers and exotic plant species. Also housed here are some native animal species. The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, found by a known collector of Japanese art, Felix Tikotin, is a storehouse displaying ancient as well as contemporary Japanese art. The largest park in Israel, the Carmel Park, features evergreen Mediterranean plants like the pine, oak and cypress. It receives the most rainfall in Haifa. The park is a famous camping destination and is ideal for leisurely strolls.
Level 9     1 Trophy    Viaggia: Family
Overall rating 8
Overall Guide : Very beautiful and excellent city. We spent about 5 hours in the city and saw beauty everywhere. Good. I want my son to go and study there. If he gets admission, he will be the most lucky one.
Not to be missed The Garden , beautiful lanes
Overall rating 10
Overall Guide : Great city. Lots of parks. Small, but good museums. Nice people. Wide array of informal restaurants, with fresh salads, good falafel.
Not to be missed Naval Museum , Haifa University , Baha'i Gardens and Golden Dome
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