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Head to the Hotspots of Haifa

Our tour will focus on the inter-religious co-existence in Haifa and visit the Stella Maris Church and Monastery, a place known as Notre Dame de Carmel. Continue to the Lower Part and terraces of Baha’i Gardens. Haifa is the world center for Bahai Faith and Second Holiest place for Bahai in the World. After the Gardens, we continue our walking tour in the German Colony following the Templar settlers' steps, including stories behind the buildings and the Templar settlers in Haifa. Templar colonists were German Christians who settled in Haifa in 1869 and established the German Colony. Afterwards, we will continue to the streets of Wadi Nisnas – the Christian/Moslem/Jewish neighbourhood, focusing on the subject of religion, food, co-existence and the neighbourhood's special atmosphere.

From Haifa
Online Experience
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Middle East
Upto 10 people
  • Real-time live-streamed tour of Haifa's neighbourhoods with a knowledgeable guide
  • Visit the Baha’i Gardens, Wadi Nisnas neighbourhood and Stella Maris Church 
  • Discover unique foods and discuss the city's religious importance

In this Online Experience, we will focus on Haifa's admirable state of inter-religious co-existence. We will start from the Stella Maris Church and Monastery, also known as the Notre Dame de Carmel and continue to the lower part to visit the terraces of Baha’i Gardens - did you know that Haifa is a centre for the Baha'i faith, which happens to be the second holiest place for the Baha'i in the world?

Next, we will follow the steps of the Templar settlers to the German Colony. As we look around, you will learn about its history and get to know the stories behind the German Templars who settled in Haifa in 1869. I will then take you to Wadi Nisnas – the Christian/Moslem/Jewish neighbourhood, where you will notice an easy intermingling of different religions, cultures and even cuisines that make up its unique atmosphere.

About this experience
  • Please have a good internet connection and zoom app installed on your phone or laptop
  • The instructions to join the meeting will be sent via email shortly after the booking
Know before you go
  • This tour involves walking and travelling to different places; sometimes, the mobile network may be intermittent, and the picture may not be clear. However, we will attempt to minimise such disruptions
  • You can book this tour for 100 USD for a group of 3 or a private tour for 150 USD and invite up to 10 friends and family to join this activity with you from all over the world. You will see the option to book this experience as a private tour on the checkout page if it is available for that time slot
  • The Bahai Gardens cannot be viewed from the inside due to government restrictions on public spots because of COVID 19
  • Since these are live tours, they may be subject to last minute cancellation due to inclement weather, Internet disruptions or other unforeseen circumstances.
Meet your Host
Sergey Polyachok

Greetings and Shalom! I am a licensed tour guide in Israel. I graduated from Haifa University with an MA in General History and Archeology. 

I have over 20 years of experience, and being a tour guide is my passion. I love to share my knowledge about Israel.
I can curate informative, educational and fun tours all over Israel, specially designed as per your interests. I can take care of all the bookings and arrangements so you can enjoy your vacation care-free.

For now, let's enjoy Israel on an Online Experience together; you are more than welcome to ask me any questions!

From USD 100 / Group
Important Information
  • Fully refundable in case of any cancellation upto 2 days before the tour.