Elijah's Cave, Haifa

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  • This spot played a role in three major faiths, and is an active, prayerful and sacred site. Make sure to have head covering for women visitors and cap for the men (there may be some loaners). The expe...  more »
  • The cave itself reflects its Jewish roots with segregation into mens and womens areas. Praying is a ritual here and we found it to be very spiritual. Elijah is reported to have taken refuge here in th...  more »
  • Elijah's Cave is a grotto where Elijah took refuge while wandering in the wilderness for 40 days & nights. This cave is located on Mt. Carmel has been venerated for centuries by Jews, Christians and M...  more »
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  • Though there are signs to get to the lower cave of Elijah, once you get to the top, we found the directions to be vague. Women need to cover their hair and enter on the left side. Men enter on the right side. The grounds are not well maintained. It is a very a humble experience.
  • This is not a cave as much as a building. If youre into that stuff spiritually, by all means, but honestly it's not worth more than a 5 minute stop in. Just remember to wear something somewhat modest, they have head scarves for women if you want though no pressure to take, at least not when I visited but I've heard others have had trouble.
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  • holy place, so take that into account when visiting. The place may seem a bit neglected sometimes.
  • Holy place.

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