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Celebrating Ten Years since the opening of the Terraces »

Haifa, 21 October 2011
Thousands participated in the Open Day at the Bahá’í gardens in Haifa in activities for the entire family, made a boulevard of trees made from recycled materials at the German Colony, and enjoyed performances by musical ensembles, in celebrating a decade to the opening of the gardens.

Beauty of Restored Shrine Unveiled to the Public »

HAIFA, Israel, 12 April 2011
The majestic Shrine of the Báb, sitting atop Haifa’s Mount Carmel, is unveiled to reveal its restored beauty after more than two years covered from sight.

Haifa and ‘Akko – A Visit by the Way of the Sea »

Haifa, 3 June 2009
About 200 intellectuals, writers, poets, academics, journalists and other public figures set sail today on a cruise from Haifa to ‘Akko, concluding the series of events celebrating the recognition of the Bahá’í sites in Haifa and ‘Akko as World Heritage Sites.

Lights out for “Earth Day” »

Haifa, 23 April 2009
The lighting at the Bahá’í gardens was extinguished in stages at 8:20 this evening, as the symbolic part of the participation of the city of Haifa and its residents in “Earth Day” and in the international effort to save energy.

Haifa Open Day »

HAIFA, Israel, 3 April 2009
Thousands participated today in celebrations in the Bahá’í gardens and the German Colony in Haifa to mark the recognition of the Bahá’í sites in Haifa and `Akko as World Heritage Sites.

Study day on World Heritage »

HAIFA, Israel, 20 February 2009
About 220 people participated in a study day that took place today at the Bahá’í World Centre in honor of the declaration of the Bahá’í sites in Haifa and ‘Akko as World Heritage Sites. The event was a joint initiative of the Bahá’í World Centre and the Council for the Preservation of Heritage Sites in Israel.

Restoration of Haifa’s best known landmark »

HAIFA, Israel, 23 November 2008
Starting this week, preparatory works are being undertaken for the repair and upgrading of Haifa’s best known landmark. The golden-domed Shrine of the Báb, which stands at the center of the Bahá’í Gardens in Haifa, will undergo a complete restoration that will ensure its stability and lasting beauty far into the future.

The Bahá’í sites added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List »

QUEBEC CITY, Canada, 8 July 2008 (BWNS)
A United Nations committee meeting here has determined that two Bahá’í shrines in Israel possess “outstanding universal value” and should be considered as part of the cultural heritage of humanity.