Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery, Haifa

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Religious Site · Historic Site
The historic site of Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery stands as a popular pilgrimage spot on the Mount Carmel hillside. The 19th-century monastery and its nearby counterpart where the nuns reside are both run by the Carmelite order, which established itself = here during the Crusades. Admire the vibrant decorations of the main church interior, see the cave where the prophet Elijah supposedly resided, and take in the views of the sea and the old lighthouse, which remains closed to the general public. Put Stella Maris Lighthouse and Carmelite Monastery into our Haifa travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Haifa.
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  • We visited the Carmelite Monastery - Stella Maris Monastery - at Mt. Carmel last July on our trip from Tel Aviv to Tiberius. We had previously visited there about 5 or 6 years ago and were pleased to....  more »
  • Had a simple and quiet lunch here at the monastery arranged by our pilgrimage operator. This after mass by our group and visiting the church itself with a statue of Virgin Mary venerated by many...  more »
  • Beautiful church and just across the street from it.. You can enjoy a wonderful view of the bay. Just next to the church there is a nice gift shops, wc and a Cafe restaurant . If you choose to stop at the Cafe Order Limon Nana.. Very refreshing
  • Very spirituals in place fantastic. I recommend.
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