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Elijah's Cave

230 Allenby Road, Haifa, Israel
+972 4-852-7430
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Elijah's cave is sacred to 3 faiths

Elijah's Cave is a grotto where Elijah took refuge while wandering in the wilderness for 40 days... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ogdensburg, New York
Big disappointment

Big disappointment. Only for Jewish religion... dirty place with bad maintance... tourist... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2017
Zoran S
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According to tradition, the prophet Elijah lived in this cave on Mt. Carmel in the 9th century and hid there when fleeing the wrath of King Ahab and his wife, Jezebel.
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230 Allenby Road, Haifa, Israel
+972 4-852-7430
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Elijah's Cave is a grotto where Elijah took refuge while wandering in the wilderness for 40 days & nights. This cave is located on Mt. Carmel has been venerated for centuries by Jews, Christians and Muslims.

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Big disappointment. Only for Jewish religion... dirty place with bad maintance... tourist unfriendly location. Not allowed to take photos inside. Nice viewpoint however

Thank Zoran S
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

Big dissapointment! It's supposed to be an interesting and sacred place for different religiouses. Nothing to show for Islam or Christianity. No english expanations only hebrew.

Thank Janb0101
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Elisha the prophet and wonder maker. Greek ELISSAOIS,in Arabic Al-Yasa, A place of worship for all monotheistic religions under Stela Maris were the Carmel reaches the Sea

Thank airport2015
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Site has been remodeled to look nothing like described in the Bible. Populated and shrined with candles and incense; and floors and walls remodeled with stone and mortar - not sure what to think of the commercialization of the site...

Thank colsgf
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Elijah's cave was not on my previous tour of Israel, so I was glad to experience it this time. I had bought a walking cane to help me get up all the steps and hills i would be facing, and i certainly put it to...More

1  Thank lcbs
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

This trip has to be amongst my most spiritually moving journeys in Israel. I travelled from Jerusalem to visit this special cave and as soon as I started to ascend the mount as the sea came into view I could sense the connection of this...More

2  Thank Eastern_princess
Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

It was my second visit of Haifa and I decided to visit this prophet's place. Eventhough it was raining I didn't care, my heart started to beat strongly already when I was just tens meters from Elijah's cave, raindrops made me wet and I was...More

1  Thank Radek D
Reviewed November 27, 2016

If you are following a religious tour- all three monothesitic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) all accept Elijah as a prophet

Thank AlanONYC
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

If you know your bible then it's something you might want to add to your itinerary. I love the story of Elijah's life but not to the point where it's a scared place to pray. I was more curious than anything else but no wow...More

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Response from Eastern_princess | Reviewed this property |
You do not need a guide for this site Susan I made my trips on own. Once you arrive, there are many people who will help you. Best wishes