Attractions in Haifa of various and diversified fields of interest, for children as well as for adults
You may find a wide range of attractions in Haifa, starting with museums and ending with magnificent gardens, which will fill your stay in the city with much interest, enriching your entertainment experience.
The city museums
The many museums in the city of Haifa constitute a source of attraction to adults, children, art fans and people thirsty for knowledge. In most of the museums you may enjoy temporary exhibitions, rich and creative activity for children and much information that will accompany you also after leaving the city. Similar to many other attractions in Haifa, you may arrive at a large number of museums easily and efficiently using the Carmelit Haifa.
The Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art is within a walking distance from Gan-Ha’em Station. Likewise, the Mané Katz Museum is located near this station and offers, along with exhibitions of Modern Art, a rich variety of guidance, lectures, various events and encounters with representatives of the world of research and culture making. The MadaTech, Israel Museum of Science, Technology and Space is located between Massada Station and Ha’Nevi’im station, and is considered as particularly attractive to the young generation as well as to adults. The Haifa Museum of Art is considered one of the three largest art museums in Israel.
The museum follows the trends and the leading processes of contemporary culture and their expression in the various fields of contemporary art, including visual art, video presentations and more. As short walk from the Carmelit Ha’Nevi’im station will bring you to the entrance of this fascinating museum. You may easily reach the Israel Railway Museum, which surveys the history and development of the trains, from the Paris Square Carmelit station.
To enjoy Nature
Alongside the many museums one may enjoy any additional attractions in Haifa such as the Bahá’í Gardens. The name of these gardens is known far and wide thanks to their breathtaking beauty as well as the no less spectacular view observed from them. It is easy to reach these gardens from the Carmelit Bnai Zion Station. If you are not interested in joining one of the guided tours in the gardens, you may look onto them from the Louis Promenade, located nearby that station. It is obvious that in Haifa you may spend an enjoyable time in parks and wide lawns with a partner and, of course, with the children. Gan Ha’em, literally attached to Gan Ha’em Station, is a spacious garden, located adjacent to the Municipal Zoo.
Annual Festivals held in Haifa
Attractions in Haifa may be found also in the various Culture Centers in the city. The International Film Festival, held at the Haifa Cinematheque, is considered one of the leading festivals of its kind and brings to the city many tourists from the country and abroad. The Cinematheque is located nearby the Gan Ha’em Station and adjacent to the Auditorium garden, which offers during the summer and the Holidays vacations many more attractions, such as moonlight film screening, children’s theatre and more. The city hosts every year also the Haifa International Theatre Festival for Children and Youth, The Puppet Festival in Haifa, The International Flower Exhibition and an additional rich variety of attractions in Haifa.
Easy accessibility to the various attractions
As you can see, there are numerous attractions in Haifa, which enable you to tour, learn, enjoy and even relax in the course of your vacation in the city. Most of the attractions are friendly both to youngsters and those young at heart. The Carmelit stations are close to quite a few attractions in Haifa, so that you enjoy easy access to them and back. You may use the map on the site to arrive at the various attractions in the city.