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Haifa's modern passenger terminal includes a variety of facilities intended to provide maximum convenience for passengers passing through the port. The passenger terminal has been expanded to quickly and efficiently process passengers from a number...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Port visit was great and the new developments for the Port expansion which are underway are impressive

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018

A busy port on the Mediterranean, this is a good area for walking and watching boats and ships. Take a boat ride around the harbor.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

We came here with a tour guide who drove us on winding roads to an overlook on the top of Mount Carmel to get an unobstructed panoramic view of the very commercial Haifa Port. WOW! What a view that was! From our vantage point, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

For average tourists like me, Haifa Harbour is a site, not a sight. It is a vast active port where people work to earn a living. Visitors who are interested in harbours may be of another opinion, but for me, Haifa harbour is a means...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

Our cruise ship docked here. We found it to be a very friendly tourist port without locals hounding you for tours or gift items. The train, bars, restaurants, shops and tour buses are within short walking distance. The train deport will give you a good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

A developing lively area, full of good restaurants and pubs. However, the place itself is a bit small, and suffers from many shabby spots that desperately need major restoration.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Go to the same lookout point as the Bahá’i Gardens to get a great view of the port. You can see all the ships directly offshore as well.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

If you like ships, sea transportation, then this is the right place for you. Remember not to take pictures - they would come up to you to remind you this. This is also a militarily sensitive area.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

I myself am not the biggest fan of ports and this one did not particularly change my mind. But if you visit the gardens might as well visit this side as well.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Very happening area. Visit start from Haifa lock tower. Old Mkt is good but no exciting stuff available. Ocean view is very good & specially in d night when light glow it looks very beautiful. Evening time is best to visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Response from mark k | Reviewed this property |
Nazareth is due south of Haifa and inland a bit. There is not a lot there. As the schedule is tight you should make sure the staff on board know where you are going. The Galilee is enchanting,peaceful and beautiful. You... More
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Trains from Haifa to Tel Aviv (8 Replies)
I will be arriving at Haifa Port in a cruise ship and want to travel to Tel Aviv to visit the Carfmel Market and Jaffa. Can somebody inform me:- 1. How frequent the trains are? We would be traveling on a Thursday and Friday. 2. Which Tel Aviv station to get of at to avoid being miles away from Carmel/Jaffa Many thanks
September 06, 2013|
Response fromanmejoshme|
On Friday you have the Nahalat Benyamin Craft Market next to the Carmel Market. This is a weekly juried craft market of Israeli artists and is well worth seeing. Combine the Craft and Carmel Market into one day which would still give you time to visit other sites in the area such as Neve Tzedek or to take the city site- seeing bus around. On Thursday you could spend your time at Jaffa which has terrific artist galleries, as well as the down on the heel Jaffa market and many interesting second...More
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Haifa to Jerusalem, back next day, during Shabbat (18 Replies)
Hello everybody, I would really appreciate some help. My wife and I are docking in Haifa next month. MSC Magnifica arrives Friday 1 PM, and leaves Saturday 8 PM. I have booked a room for that night in a hotel next to the Old City of Jerusalem. Our time in Jerusalem will be the most important part of a two week trip, so I want to make sure we enjoy it as much as possible. My concerns are basically two.. 1) Transportation: My first choice would have been to rent a car in Haifa and return...More
December 26, 2011|
Response fromOreet-S|
There are taxis available at the port when you arrive. You can easily get a taxi to take you to Jerusalem. You will also have no difficulty getting a taxi in Jerusalem, especially around the Old City to return to the port. You can also ask at the hotel if they have any drivers they recommend. Since you are coming for only a very short time and you don't want to waste a minute of it you don't want to run around looking for an ATM, etc. You can change money at the port when you arrive. If it...More
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Cost of taxis (9 Replies)
Any idea what a taxi from Haifa port to Jerusalem, Old City might cost?
February 04, 2012|
Response fromMoti B|
The official cost of a taxi from Haifa to Jerualem is 574 NIS (150$). The problem is that most taxi driver there are trying to catch a client for full day and they quote much higher price. This year you have another option and that is to take a guided tour that is offered by a new travel agency that works in the terminal! That is I must say (although competing with us the tour guides) the cheapest option (around 100$ for a full day tour).