Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee

Brief description

The Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and Western Galilee are inscribed for their profound spiritual meaning and the testimony they bear to the strong tradition of pilgrimage in the Bahá’i faith. The property includes the two most holy places in the Bahá’í religion associated with the founders, the Shrine of Bahá’u’lláh in Acre and the Shrine of the Báb in Haifa, together with their surrounding gardens, associated buildings and monuments. These two shrines are part of a larger complex of buildings, monuments and sites at seven distinct locations in Haifa and Western Galilee that are visited as part of the Bahá’i pilgrimage.

Unesco WHS list ref:  1220

I visited this site during a brief stay in Israel. The gardens were beautifully maintained and the views from the top over the bay were stunning.

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From my collection

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Cards to swap

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