Lower Terraces Tour

Guided tour for 19 people or fewer.

English Map of Lower Terraces

Tour Description: The tour is a unique experience providing views of both the upper and lower terraces as well as the Shrine in Haifa. It includes informal and formal gardens featuring a mix of native and adapted ‎trees, plants and flowers.‎ Your guide will talk about Baháʼí history, beliefs and about the significance of gardens. This tour takes about one hour ‎and includes 600 stairs. ‎The tour concludes at German Colony Plaza on Ben Gurion Avenue.‎ 


The Bahá’í Gardens are religious sites that are open to the general public without charge. As in ‎most other such sites, visitors are asked to wear modest clothing that covers your shoulders and reaches your knees with no tears, to help keep the place clean and ‎beautiful, and to behave in a manner that is considerate of the sensitivities of others.‎

Entrance: The tour entrance is located on the western edge of the Bahá’í Gardens on Hatzionut - uphill from the bridge.

Charge: Entrance is free of charge.

Parking: Street parking located nearby.

Dress: Please wear clothing that covers your shoulders and reaches your knees, with no tears. Because of the pebbled paths and occasionally slippery pavements, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes with good traction. During the summer months, consider bringing a hat and sun screen.

Accessibility: This tour is moderately difficult and not suitable for persons with walking difficulties or physically ‎disabled. Please let us know in ‎advance if you need any special ‎assistance. ‎Click here for more information.

Food and drink: Visitors are welcome to bring their own bottle of water, but drinking other beverages, eating, chewing gum and smoking are not allowed inside the gardens.​

Strollers: For the safety of our visitors, the use of a stroller is not possible on tours due to the steep slope.​

Restrooms are not available during the tour.
Cancellation: If you wish to cancel your ‎reservation for any reason, ‎please ‎email or call us and ‎include the date and time of your ‎booking so that we can allow ‎others to visit. ‎ 

NOTICE: Because public health protection measures may change, visit reservations ‎cannot be ‎guaranteed. If your visit is cancelled for this reason, we will contact you to ‎reschedule. We will ‎therefore ask relevant contact details.