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Elijah's Cave

230 Allenby Road, Haifa, Israel
+972 4-852-7430
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Desecration ~~!!

Site has been remodeled to look nothing like described in the Bible. Populated and shrined with... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Arizona City, Arizona
via mobile
Glad it was on the tour.

Elijah's cave was not on my previous tour of Israel, so I was glad to experience it this time. I... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Grand Manan, Canada
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According to tradition, the prophet Elijah lived in this cave on Mt. Carmel in the 9th century and hid there when fleeing the wrath of King Ahab and his wife, Jezebel.
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230 Allenby Road, Haifa, Israel
+972 4-852-7430
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Site has been remodeled to look nothing like described in the Bible. Populated and shrined with candles and incense; and floors and walls remodeled with stone and mortar - not sure what to think of the commercialization of the site...

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Elijah's cave was not on my previous tour of Israel, so I was glad to experience it this time. I had bought a walking cane to help me get up all the steps and hills i would be facing, and i certainly put it to...More

1  Thank lcbs
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This trip has to be amongst my most spiritually moving journeys in Israel. I travelled from Jerusalem to visit this special cave and as soon as I started to ascend the mount as the sea came into view I could sense the connection of this...More

2  Thank Eastern_princess
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

It was my second visit of Haifa and I decided to visit this prophet's place. Eventhough it was raining I didn't care, my heart started to beat strongly already when I was just tens meters from Elijah's cave, raindrops made me wet and I was...More

1  Thank Radek D
Reviewed 27 November 2016

If you are following a religious tour- all three monothesitic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) all accept Elijah as a prophet

Thank AlanONYC
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

If you know your bible then it's something you might want to add to your itinerary. I love the story of Elijah's life but not to the point where it's a scared place to pray. I was more curious than anything else but no wow...More

Thank Noname110212
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Visiting the Cave was part of a two hour tour that included seeing the Baha'i Shrine and Gardens. The Cave is nearby and doesn't take long to visit but is interesting. It is one of Israel's holiest sites. Need to dress modestly!

Thank MonicaPink
Reviewed 18 August 2016

You feel the energy as soon as you enter, sacred place indeed! No long ques, no commercialization, just an epic religious place. A sanctuary if you like, full of devotees praying that in-itself was epic,

Thank Imran V
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This a religious prayer site similar to the Western Wall. It is difficult to find. You have to climb up by the school where you see the sign with an arrow from the street. You can purchase a tea light candle to light and make...More

Thank Liz R
Reviewed 12 July 2016

Being a holy site to so many religions, we expected a well-maintained spot. While the location and view are spectacular (Elijah sure had good taste), what greeted us after a short climb (31C) was a large table loaded with food, 10-12 people milling about, eating,...More

Thank Deenour
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Hello, I was wondering if you had a guide you could recommend? Thanks, Susan
19 May 2017|
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Response from Eastern_princess | Reviewed this property |
You do not need a guide for this site Susan I made my trips on own. Once you arrive, there are many people who will help you. Best wishes