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Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery

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Excellent view of Haifa from a different angle

Across the street from the Carmelite monastery. Provides an excellent view of Haifa from a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David R
Haifa, Israel
Restaurant with a view!

Had a fantastic lunch at this seafood restaurant overlooking Haifa Bay! Wonderful food and... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Serving as a pilgrimage centre, this impressive church of the Carmelite Order houses a collection of antiques and its nearby monastery once served as a hospital for Napoleon’s soldiers.
Stella Maris Road | Carmel, Haifa, Israel
+972 4-833-7758
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Across the street from the Carmelite monastery. Provides an excellent view of Haifa from a non-traditional angle.

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view of the bay is very beautiful from this point. The monastary is interesting (historically wise), but you can sea that the gardens used to ne much more impressive in the past.

Thank MottiB4
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Went here thinking it would be fun to go downtown arrived at bottom nothing there had a coffee in roadside cafe went back up boring

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch at this seafood restaurant overlooking Haifa Bay! Wonderful food and attentive service! A real highlight of our holiday!

Thank ajr50494
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I heartily agree with member Orenvil's review: Stella Maris is a great place to start your tour of Haifa. You can either drive to the top (plenty of free public parking at the edge of the hill) or take the cable car up from the...More

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

The church was pretty, though we only spent a few minutes admiring it. The lighthouse across the street was interesting and there was a great lookout point with an automated machine to give historical information in multiple languages.

Thank Katelyn B
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We didn’t go inside the monastery but did do a breathtaking hike from the monastery/parking in the main road/lighthouse. We hiked about half way down to the chapel when the sun was setting and it was glorious to look down on haifa bay from such...More

Thank Zin C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

You can go by cablecar from beach in Haifa, Bat Galim, takes a few minutes and you have a wonderful view over the sea

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Access to this location can be done in two ways - from the seaside, by cable car (16 sec / person) or by public transport (for example, line 115 departing from Hof HaCarmel station). The church is very beautiful and well-maintained. The place is also...More

Thank Florentin Adria... G
Reviewed 10 June 2018

There is a cable car that takes you from the beach, up to the top of the mountain where the Stella Maris Lighthouse is located. The trip is quite short, but it sure beats walking up, or driving up. The view from the top is...More

Thank sheldon g
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