Haifa, one of Israel's largest cities, is built on the slopes of Mount Carmel, overlooking the Mediterranean, 70 mi/115 km northwest of Jerusalem. Its streets and boulevards, winding up and down the mountain, may remind you of San Francisco. Although Haifa suffers from a bad reputation because of its large industrial areas, it offers visitors several interesting choices.
The golden dome of the Baha'i Shrine, situated on the slopes of Mount Carmel, is an immediate eye-catcher from any part of t... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.