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Wadi Nisnas

Haifa, Israel
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closed for Christmas! (I should have known)

lovely architecture, "poetry streets" everywhere -- i could tell that this would have been a lot of... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
New Mexico
Fun place in December

For 11 months of the year, Wadi Nisnas is merely the best known Arab neighborhood in Haifa, and... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
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Haifa, Israel
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

lovely architecture, "poetry streets" everywhere -- i could tell that this would have been a lot of fun to visit any other day of the year. Am writing this review mainly to save someone else my error. Found one of the relatively few places in...More

Thank AOGB
Reviewed 10 December 2016

For 11 months of the year, Wadi Nisnas is merely the best known Arab neighborhood in Haifa, and sports a popular produce market. In December it becomes the center of activities of Haifa’s yearly event “The Holiday of Holidays”, a street festival marking the combined...More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Interesting area to walk through other great architecture and great cafes. Authentic Arabic vibe. Friendly people.

Thank WendyM61
Reviewed 10 November 2016

During the New Year festival, the place full with great street food, various performers, dancers and more.

Thank Serg O
Reviewed 3 November 2016

. . . an Arab neighbourhood in the mixed city on Mount Carmel, offering sloped narrow streets filled with a market, eateries and street art all over

Thank geniarch
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The time to visit is when for the festival 'holiday of holidays' if and when a Muslim holiday accrues close to Christmas and Chanukah (Jewish). It's simple fun to walk up and down the narrow streets, watching different people, experience new aromas and flavors.

1  Thank Cool_guy_Mike
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Wadi Nisnas is the Israeli example for co-existence. Here you can find everyone shopping together in harmony - and there's a lot to see here. If you're interested in street art or in fruits and vegetables shopping - here you can find it all. There's...More

1  Thank Shahafya
Reviewed 26 July 2016

A place of co-existence! Arabs, Jews, Muslims&Christians, live together in harmony! Many good restaurants,coffe houses etc. Open markets as well. A very colourful place indeed. Every Sunday you can hear churches' bells' ringing which contribute a magic atmosphere.

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 20 July 2016

So you already heard that Haifa is a city where Muslims, Christians and Jews all live together peacefully, right? But you're still looking to find that one place where you can actually feel it. Look no further - this is it. As a matter of...More

2  Thank blueshaiku
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The beautiful art decorating the wadi area is falling apart and is filthy. Lots of construction going on, without any regard for pedestrians. The various shops, kiosks, and restaurants are quaint.

Thank Deenour
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are the shouks open every day or just on certain days in the week..also is there a festival this time of the year? today is Feb. 5th and wondering if it is a good time to visit or if weekends would be better..
5 February 2015|
Response from Funicats | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as others have said there is little point going down there on Sundays, as being a predominantly Christian area the shops will be closed. I visited it in midweek but I expect Friday-Saturday should also be good. I am not... More