Due to the geography of Haifa, a city situated along the sea and on top of Mount Carmel, it was considered necessary to build an efficient transport system that would link the commercial and leisure districts located at sea level to the modern centre and residential areas on the top of the mountain. The 274 meter difference in altitude was overcome by the solution of an underground funicular- the Carmelit Subway that was opened in 1959, starts at Paris Square at sea level and runs straight up for 1.75km to Gan Ha’em on Mount Carmel. Tickets are available from ticket vending machines that have instructions in Hebrew and English.
Open Hours: The Carmelit runs approximately every ten minutes between the hours of 6:00 and 22:00 on Sunday through Thursday,6:00-15:00 on Fridays and from one hour after sundown until 22:00 on Saturdays.
Categories : Attractions
Hello reader. My name is Charlotte Noris and I am sure that you will definitely enjoy my blog. Do you know why? All because on the pages you will see bright and colorful photos, as well as useful information. My husband and I are freelancers, so we can travel at any time of the year.
For myself, I most often plan tours in advance, but it also happens that the trip turns out to be spontaneous when I see an interesting place and a nice price. At the age of 35, I have visited more than 30 countries and do not plan to stop there. I want to visit all continents and the most secret corners of our planet.