Shopping in Haifa, Haifa (Self Guided)

Haifa is a multicultural city that has a lot to offer to visitors. It is particularly great for shopping, with lots of specialty shops and stores for clothes, books, souvenirs and gifts. Don't leave without sampling the fantastic open-air markets, where you can find all kinds of fresh fruits and vegetables. Take this tour to discover the best shopping spots in Haifa.
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Shopping in Haifa Map

Guide Name: Shopping in Haifa
Guide Location: Israel » Haifa (See other walking tours in Haifa)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Author: nataly
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The Shuk

1) The Shuk

The Shuk is the most popular open-air market in the city. Here you can find a massive variety of spices that has made the market famous, plus the freshest fruits and vegetables. There are also tasty sunflower and pumpkin seeds on sale, as well as dried fruits.
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Haifa's Talpiot Market

2) Haifa's Talpiot Market

Located in Haifa's Hadar neighborhood, the Talpiot Market is a large market where you can find fresh fruits, vegetables, as well as dried fruits, nuts and seeds, which are very popular in Israel. The prices here are very reasonable, so you'll get a chance to see people from all walks of life when you visit this market.
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Yad B'homer Contemporary Crafts Gallery

3) Yad B'homer Contemporary Crafts Gallery

If you're the kind of person that takes delight in exquisite objects, Yad B'homer Contemporary Crafts Gallery is the perfect place for you. Located on the popular Massada shopping street, it prospers even while surrounded by major stores. Here you can purchase some wonderful Judaica, and many other charming souvenirs and gifts.
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Massada Street

4) Massada Street

Massada Street is one of the most popular shopping streets in Haifa. Here you'll find many antiques shops and little galleries chock full of unique objects. Nestled in between them are coffee houses and bars where you can take your ease in between browsing and admire the 1930s architectural heritage of the city.
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Art & Craft Gift Shop and Gallery

5) Art & Craft Gift Shop and Gallery

This arts and crafts store is located inside the entrance to the Dan Panorama Hotel. It sells some beautiful Judaica, as well as fantastic handmade silver and gold jewelry. There are also lots of great souvenirs you can choose from to bring home something that will always remind you of the Holy Land.

Walking Tours in Haifa, Israel

Create Your Own Walk in Haifa

Create Your Own Walk in Haifa

Creating your own self-guided walk in Haifa is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Museums in Haifa

Museums in Haifa

Haifa is one of the most beautiful cities in the Holy Land. Besides its great spiritual value, Haifa is also the cultural capital of Israel. It’s the site of the first ever theatre in the Holy Land, and is also home to a large number of museums. Take this tour to discover the most popular museums in Haifa.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.0 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Haifa is the largest city in the northern Israel, and the second largest in the country. Haifa was raised on the slopes of the Mount Carmel, dating back to Biblical times. The city preserved its history and traditions. Besides its great spiritual value, Haifa is also the cultural capital of Israel, home to a large number of museums, beautiful buildings and picturesque Persian gardens. Take this...  view more

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.0 km
Ein Hod Village Walking Tour

Ein Hod Village Walking Tour

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,...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.5 km
Architecture Walking Tour in Haifa

Architecture Walking Tour in Haifa

Haifa is a city that prides itself on preserving its history and traditions. As a result, today you can still see beautiful buildings around the city that date back to the 1800s, as well as some very picturesque Persian gardens. Take this tour to discover the most impressive buildings in Haifa.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Bat Galim Neighborhood Walking Tour

Bat Galim Neighborhood Walking Tour

One of Haifa’s oldest neighborhoods, Bat Galim is located in one of the most picturesque areas of the city. First settled in the 1920s, the neighborhood extends from the bottom of Mount Carmel to the Bat Galim Bay. Popular for walking tours, the area is home to many famous landmarks, such as the Rambam Medical Center, the National Maritime Museum and Elijah's Cave. Take this tour to see the...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 km
Bahá'í World Centre in Haifa

Bahá'í World Centre in Haifa

Since its emergence in the 19th Century, the Baha’i Faith has spread its influence to many parts of the world. The Baha’I World Centre buildings are situated around Israel, and the most important ones are located in Haifa. Take this tour to discover the most popular Baha’i places in Haifa.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.4 km

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.