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Bahai Gardens in Haifa

Harmony and beauty – that these words can describe the BahaiGardens in Haifa. They descend the slope of Mount Carmel in the sea, separated by a lovely terrace with fountains, affecting its symmetry and beauty.

The Bahai faith is one of the youngest, she was born May 23, 1844 inIran. This religion believe that the human soul is eternal and God is the same for all religions. All people shall have equal rights, and men and women – is part of a whole. Their faith celebrates the beauty of the world, and their mission – to make the world a more beautiful place.

At the top of Mount Carmel is located in Haifa shrine – the burial place of the Bab, the prophet-martyr of the Bahai Faith and Forerunner of Bahaullah, the founder of the Faith.

For the Bahai religion Mount Carmel is a place of pilgrimage and the holiest place on Earth after the Shrine of Bahaullah. The park, laid out around this shrine is considered sacred. He is one of the most beautiful parks in the world, consists of 19 terraces (it’s a special number for the religion) and stretches for a kilometer from the base of Mount Carmel to its summit. At night along the park switch on illumination.

The park contains the means of the Bahai community. Work in it only the representatives of the Bahai religion, volunteers come from all over the world. Run in the park on Mount Carmel in Haifa – it is an honor for representative of this religion, so all work gardener stretched for decades to come.

In the garden are also the cultural center of the Bahai and archive.

A few years ago, the BahaiGardens complex was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

 Additional information

Phone: – 04-8313131

Hours:

c 09:00 to 17:00, seven days a week

  • Indoor garden near the Temple closed at 12:00.
  • The gardens do not work on holidays Bahai religion and Yom Kippur.
  • In rainy weather, they may be temporarily closed for security reasons, as the sidewalks are slippery from the rain.
  • Visitors to the gardens need to be in modest clothing.
  • In gardens are not permitted to eat or smoke.
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