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Well mixed past and presant

Lots of restored buildings keeping the style of the Germen Templers who established this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lev D
Southern District, Israel
Special atmosphere

This street has stone structures -that were built in the beginning of 20th century by Germans... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Renana R
Haifa, Israel
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of restored buildings keeping the style of the Germen Templers who established this neighborhood. Lots of restaurants and bars for every taste. You walk the Ben-Gurion Ave' and have a great view of the Baha'i gardens. Friday eve' the place is full of light...More

Thank Lev D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This street has stone structures -that were built in the beginning of 20th century by Germans (creating a colony). The building had been preserved in good condition. Nowdays there are many restaurants -various types. In evenings its lighted with special atmosphere. During the celebrations of...More

Thank Renana R
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

It was fun to walk around and enjoy the German colony. Lots of restaurants to choose from and great view of the Boha'i terraces from here.

Thank Katelyn B
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This is one of the most beautiful places in Haifa. The place is well kept and clean. There are many interesting cafés, restaurants, bars and hotels. You may wander around to feel the genius loci.

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

Lovely, area of the city at the foot of the Bahai Gardens. There are many nice restaurants and charm.

Thank Staci O
Reviewed 19 June 2018

a very special quarter. especially nice by night, but breakfast in some of the many retstaurans there is very good, too. you enjoy it better if you have information about the Templers who lived there in the past. the neighborhood is interesting and the cafes...More

Thank ladislav s
Reviewed 13 June 2018

It is a real pearl in Haifa. This old quarter where the Templers (read about in Wikipedia) used to live has a unique style of architecture. It is renewed now and walking there by night is enchanting, full of restaurants cafes candy and snacks stores...More

Thank Rami A
Reviewed 7 June 2018

I was very surprised to learn that there was a German colony in Israel! however it starts at the base of the Bahai gardens and on towards the port. very well maintained and has several al fresco dining options

Thank Tejas P
Reviewed 5 June 2018

we had a guided tour of the German colony with a PhD guide who knew the fascinating history of the Templars. That's what made the buildings especially interesting.

Thank Cary N
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We have come to the German Colony with European friends to find a lovely holiday spirit, enchanted with holiday lights and decoration - what a wonderful place to visit during the holiday season on December

Thank Markel52
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Anna K
17 December 2017|
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Response from Mark A | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes its a mostly christian arab area so most places are open all over the weekend
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