Cave of Elijah, Haifa

Cave of Elijah, Haifa (must see)

Elijah’s Cave is one of the most popular landmarks in Haifa and the surrounding region. Located just at the bottom of Mount Carmel, the cave is believed to have served as the home of the prophet Elijah, who in the 9th century BC was hiding from the King Ahab and his wife Jezebel. This Holy place has a special area for visitors to place prayer notes.

Why You Should Visit:
This spot played a role in three major faiths and is an active, prayerful and sacred site.
Worth going to for the location and spectacular view (Elijah sure had good taste) if nothing else!

Make sure to have head covering for women visitors and cap for the men (there may be some loaners) if you go inside.

Opening Hours:
Sun-Thu: 8am-6pm (until 5pm in Winter); Fri: 8am-1pm

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Cave of Elijah on Map

Sight Name: Cave of Elijah
Sight Location: Haifa, Israel (See walking tours in Haifa)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark

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