Ein Hod Village Walking Tour, Haifa (Self Guided)

Located just 12km from Haifa city, Ein Hod is a truly amazing little village. Dubbed an "artist's colony", Ein Hod is full of creative and talented people. It was founded in 1953 as a home for exiled poets, philosophers and artists from all over Europe, including Marcel Janco, Shoshana & Dov Portnov, Israel Rubinstein and many others. Take this tour to discover the best museums, studios and galleries in Ein Hod Village.
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Ein Hod Village Walking Tour Map

Guide Name: Ein Hod Village Walking Tour
Guide Location: Israel » Haifa (See other walking tours in Haifa)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km
Author: nataly
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Janco Dada Museum

1) Janco Dada Museum

The Janco Dada Museum exhibits the work of Marcel Janco as well as art from the Dada movement and the wider contemporary art scene. The museum was established in 1983 by a group of Marcel Janco's friends, with the purpose of conserving the works and ideas of Israel's only resident Dadaist. Marcel Janco had come up with the idea of establishing the artists' village at Ein Hod, and was among its founders in 1953.

Operation hours: Sunday, Monday - Thursday: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm; Friday: 9:30 am - 2 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 4 pm

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Janco House

2) Janco House

The Janco-Dada Museum, which opened in 1983, features the artist’s work and explores the history of the Dada contemporary art movement which he helped to found. Marcel Janco, who was born to a Jewish family in Bucharest, gained fame as a painter and architect from the 1910s onwards. First based in Romania and Switzerland, he later fled the Nazis by moving to Palestine and helped found this museum which now bears his name. Winner of the Israel Prize in 1967, he was 88 years old when died in 1984.

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Ein Hod Gallery

3) Ein Hod Gallery

Located in the center of the village, the Ein Hod Gallery is the biggest gallery in Israel, with more than 95 artist represented. This huge gallery is spread across four large halls where you can see paintings, sculptures, photos, ceramics, jewelry and many other beautiful works.

Operation hours: Sunday - Thursday: 10 am - 5 pm; Friday: 10 am - 2 pm; Saturday 11 am - 4 pm
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Ayelet Shefer Gallery

4) Ayelet Shefer Gallery

Acclaimed writer and painter Ayelet (Elaine) Shefer is one of the oldest residents of the Eid Hod village. In this gallery you'll find beautiful paintings by this talented artist who is known worldwide, including some works which are for sale.
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Ziva Kainer Gallery

5) Ziva Kainer Gallery

The Ziva Kainer Gallery is dedicated to the acclaimed painter of the same name, whose works have been exhibited in Europe and North America. Her paintings, which are inspired by the beauty of nature, fill you with optimism at first sight.
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Lavendel Bloch Studio

6) Lavendel Bloch Studio

The Lavendel Bloch Studio is the home of two talented artists who create beautiful, challenging and unforgettable paintings and sculptures. Nechama Levendel and Nadav Bloch's works have been exhibited extensively around Israel and further afield in the past decade.
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Nisco Museum of Mechanical Music

7) Nisco Museum of Mechanical Music

The Nisco Museum of Mechanical Music in Ein Hod is the first museum in Israel dedicated to antique musical instruments. The collection, accumulated over 40 years by Nisan Cohen, contains music boxes, hurdy gurdies, an automatic organ, a reproducing player piano, a collection of 100 year-old manivelles, gramophones, hand-operated automatic pianos and other instruments.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm

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Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Haifa for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Haifa has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Haifa, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.