Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, Haifa

4.3
#3 of 11 in Historic Sites in Haifa
The historic site of Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery stands as a popular pilgrimage spot on the Mount Carmel hillside. The 19th-century monastery and its nearby counterpart where the nuns reside are both run by the Carmelite order, which established itself = here during the Crusades. Admire the vibrant decorations of the main church interior, see the cave where the prophet Elijah supposedly resided, and take in the views of the sea and the old lighthouse, which remains closed to the general public. Put Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery at the forefront of your travel plans using our Haifa travel itinerary planner.
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  • In this area there is a combination of an interesting of the Carmelite church, historical monuments, and a balcony for a panoramic view of the city and the bay of Haifa. You can get there by...  more »
  • The church is located on Mount Carmel, being raised above the cave where the Prophet Elijah often lodged. At the beginning of the 13th century, the "Carmelite Order" was created here, belonging to...  more »
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  • Beautiful church and just across the street from it.. You can enjoy a wonderful view of the bay. Just next to the church there is a nice gift shops, wc and a Cafe restaurant . If you choose to stop at the Cafe Order Limon Nana.. Very refreshing
  • Very spirituals in place fantastic. I recommend.

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