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“Lots of restaurants”
Review of The German Colony

Ranked #1 of 33 Tours in Haifa
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Lots of restaurants and great view of the Bahai gardens. Once you have had a quick look and walk about theres not much else to do there..... but apparently they are renovating some of the old houses for tourists to visit (which would add to the value of the visit).

Thank DebraDS
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

Overlooking the port on one side, and the magestic Bahaii center on the mountain, Ben Gurion street is a must see in Haifa. It is littered with coffee placws, and restaurants that all complete for your attention with lights and tree ornaments. The staff in most places are Arabs, Christians and Jews, commerating the fact that Haifa is an eclectic , multicultural city.

Thank ellie e
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

Clean and easy to get around . Lots of interesting eateries and view of Bahai gardens. Good ice cream at Booza Booza

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 2 July 2014

The German Colony (Hamoshava Hagermanit) was established in Haifa in 1868 by the German Templars. The Templars, a religious Protestant sect formed in southern Germany in the 19th century, settled in Palestine at the urging of their leader, Christoff Hoffman, in the belief that living in the Holy Land would hasten the second coming of Christ. They settled at exactly the same time as Baha’u’allah arrived en route to Akka to start his incarceration in the Ottoman Empire’s prison town. Baha’u’allah had declared himself to be the prophet founder of the Baha’I faith (whose World Centre and magnificent gardens can be seen close by) and the return of a Messenger of God; referring to the fulfilment of the eschatological expectations of Islam, Christianity, and other major religions. It could be argued that the Templars, like so many faiths before them, were unable to recognise the prophet in their midst and that the second coming had happened under their very noses! Truly events of mystical and spiritual significance.

Thank Psynapse2013
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Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Had a nice day in the German colony . Plenty of shops and lots of places to dine. Great way to spend an afternoon

Thank Stuart F
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