One of Haifa’s most recognized landmarks, the Baha’i Gardens overlooks the entire lower half of the city, with views extending north as far as Rosh Hanikra and the border with Lebanon. Its 19 terraces run from the top of Mt. Carmel to the bottom and is a must-see for all tourists and vistors. The Shrine of the Bab, the golden dome where the founder of the Baha’i faith is buried, underwent a $6 million renovation beginning in 2009 and it reopened to the public in April of this year. Enjoy the following video tour of the renovated gardens, produced by Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs:

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