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Cave of Elijah the Prophet – Elijah’s cave in Haifa

Elijah’s cave has many traditions connected with it. The Jews believe it to be the cave where the prophet Elijah stayed, before his momentous confrontation with the prophets of Ba’al on the Carmel, when he slew the 450 priests of Ba’al.

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National Maritime Museum of Haifa – Maritime history of the Mediterranean Sea

The National Maritime Museum in Haifa is dedicated to the history of the Mediterranean Sea and the ports on the sea. It opened in 1953, with the collection of the museum’s founder Aryeh Ben-Eli. The museum has permanent and temporary exhibits related to 5000 years of seafaring on the Mediterranean.

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