Open areas for visitors
Upper part gardens terrace 19 are located in Yefe Nof St. – only observatory point, Shrine area and gardens around on Hatzionut boulevard – and bottom first terrace on Hagefen St. Visitors must appear in descent clothing, otherwise wouldn’t be let inside holy places for the Baha’i.
Guided tours in the Baha’i Gardens
should be ordered in advance through Haifa tourist Board – invitation center of the Baha’i Gardens free of charge- phone number 04-8313131.The tours are every hour only between opening hours of the gardens between 9:00-17:00 each and every day. Estimated time is 45 minutes. Proper shoes should be taken into consideration and also decent clothing (not bare shoulders) and a hat is recommended to cover your head.
The Baha’i Gardens are open most days of the year with no charge, all week days accept 9 days of Bahai holidays on the following dates: 21/3, 21/4, 29/4, 2/5, 29/5, and 4 more holly days additional at changing dates. Terraces viewpoints opening hours: 9:00-17:00 only The Shrine of the Bab inside is open only for one hour early in the morning between 9:00-10:00. The Shrine gardens around are open between 9:00-12:00.
Transportation To Bahai Gardens
In Haifa: The Bahai Terraces & Gardens are in a walking distance or a short drive from our hotel.
Walking: In direction to the main gate of the shrine and Pilgrim Reception Centre, 54 Hazionut st. Haifa, tel: 04-8358720. 30 minutes walking distance from the Gallery Haifa Hotel: Exit through the main door of the hotel to Herzel st, turn right and keep walking until you reach Shabtai Levi st.,turn left to Hazionut st. until you reach the Pilgrim Reception Centre.
By taxi: 10 minutes drive from Gallery Haifa Hotel.
By Bus: to the shrine and Pilgrim Reception Centre 15 minutes from Gallery Haifa hotel. Exit through the main door of the hotel to Herzel st, turn right and keep walking until you reach Hanevi’im st. At the bus station, take bus no. 23. Ask the driver to announce when arriving to the Bahai shrine main gate.
Transportation To Bahai Gardens In Akko
Mini Bus reservation (up to 7 passengers): Please reserve at the Front Desk at least 24 hours in advance. Public transportation:
Taxi: the station is in the neighborhood. Bus: Daily, except on Saturday.
Ben-Gurion International airport is accessible by train, bus or taxi.