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Great area for an evening out

The German Colony is basically one street full of restaurants and cafes, few guest houses and a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
nico s
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Nice area at haifa

Nice place to visit especially at nights when all area is lighted and you see the Bahai gardens... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
בשמת ב
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The German Colony is basically one street full of restaurants and cafes, few guest houses and a mall (outlet). ATMs, exchange offices and a tourist info point can also be found here. I would recommend it for dinner as the view from the bottom of...More

Thank nico s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to visit especially at nights when all area is lighted and you see the Bahai gardens colored with a lot of lights . There are a lot of restorants and coffe shops and it is nice to sit there .

Thank בשמת ב
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful restaurated neighbourhood, with lovely houses, good restaurants, were Jewish and Arab (Christian and Moslems) mix without any problem. Do not miss out on the Haifa Municipal Museum, which is only open in day time, so you must come back at night to see the...More

Thank Sabine C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

a historic area of haifa from the period of the templers who came from germany . thay built this neighbourhood in a special marvelous architecture . the area is whith many othentic local restorant whith good food . there is some bars whith good mood...More

Thank Joseph A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some of the old German homes, along Ben Gurion Boulevard, have been restored and turned into cafes, boutiques and restaurants. It is pleasant to walk through the area and observe the buildings which are reminiscent of streets you would find in small villages in Germany....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must in Haifa steeped in history and beautiful to see. Founded in the early 19 th century a haven for Germans in the Orient. Downcast and neglected in the 1990’s its been fully refurbished and renovated. Great restaurants with excellent food.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Talk a walk through the German colony. The view of the Bahai gardens at night is spectacular and the scene is hoping. Restaurants seemed pricey but cannot comment on them as we only tried a desert place. Definitely worth an evenings visit.

Thank craig6610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During the mid-19th century, a new reform movement began in Wirtemburg, Germany. Its staunchest proponents left the protestant church and established the Association of Templars. They declared as their mission, the settlement of the holy land and the leading an exemplary life. The German Colony...More

Thank Marf13669
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A history walk at day time, and a very nice evening walk with the shiny and crowded Arabic restaurants and some lovely cafe-bars under the view of the baha'i gardens.

Thank Raifa J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What makes this colony truly extraordinary is its connection with the Bahai beliefs that the second coming of Christ, did actually take place as they had believed would happen but they failed to recognize it when it did happen. Now their colony is proof at...More

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10 February 2017|
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Response from Smadar B | Reviewed this property |
Hi There are some boutique hotels and hostels in and around the German Colony. But the main hotels are on top of the Carmel mountain. Not all sites are at walking distance. Buses are useful. Technion- not sure. If I can... More
19 February 2015|
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Response from kobis46 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm sorry I comment only now I just got back from a trip to the Negev and it was amazing. The German colony is a very safe and there is no problem to my knowledge. Around Haifa There are several beautiful beaches and... More