Middle East, The Baha'i Faith, Travel

A Day in Haifa 

Israel_-_Haifa_-_Bahai_Gardens_004If you find yourself visiting the beautiful and historic country, Israel, be sure to take a trip to Haifa. It is an hour train ride from the Ben Gurion Airport train station.

Israel is a small country with a lot to see and is in many religious texts as the place for many important events. In Haifa, it has Mount Carmel, a mountain that is mentioned in many holy texts.

Today, it is where the Shrine of the Bab, Who was one of the two twin manifestations of the Baha’i Faith. The Shrine of Baha’u’llah, the other manifestation, is an hour drive in Bahji. Buses and taxis are well familiar where these two Shrines are. Mornings are open for free to the public and you can take pictures outside of the Shrines and of the gardens.

When you have finished your visit of the Shrine of the Bab in Haifa, you can get some exercise with quite a view of Haifa, going down the terrace steps to Ben Gurion Street where there is a mall and countless places to eat.

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