Flowers on one of the external walls of the Haifa Gardens, also known as the Terraces of the Bahá'í Faith

Flowers on one of the external walls of the Haifa Gardens, also known as the Terraces of the Bahá'í Faith

View of the garden from the street - these gardens are located on the slopes of the Mount Carmel

View of the garden from the street - these gardens are located on the slopes of the Mount Carmel

Stairs provide access to the Terraces - there was a security check by staff before entry to this place

Stairs provide access to the Terraces - there was a security check by staff before entry to this place

Opposite side of the staircase - the city of Haifa and it's port can be seen in the background

Opposite side of the staircase - the city of Haifa and it's port can be seen in the background

An Iranian architect Fariborz Sahba started to work on these terraces in 1987

An Iranian architect Fariborz Sahba started to work on these terraces in 1987

These Terraces run for almost one kilometer in length

These Terraces run for almost one kilometer in length

The gardens are linked by the sets of terraces, hence the name suggests

The gardens are linked by the sets of terraces, hence the name suggests

Other name given to these gardens is the Hanging Gardens of Haifa

Other name given to these gardens is the Hanging Gardens of Haifa

The f architect and design of these resembles to those in Shiraz, Iran

The f architect and design of these resembles to those in Shiraz, Iran

Flowers and a lamp beside on the upper terraces

Flowers and a lamp beside on the upper terraces

A walkway in the middle of the Gardens - the twin streams of water runs downwards on the slopes

A walkway in the middle of the Gardens - the twin streams of water runs downwards on the slopes

There are eighteen terraces in total and the nineteenth one belong to the shrine of Baha'ullah

There are eighteen terraces in total and the nineteenth one belong to the shrine of Baha'ullah

The gardens of the Terraces are irrigated by a computer controlled system

The gardens of the Terraces are irrigated by a computer controlled system

The system works with the local weather and the requirement of the gardens

The system works with the local weather and the requirement of the gardens

One of the eagle statues on the upper terraces

One of the eagle statues on the upper terraces

The shrine of Baha'ullah is located in middle of the Terraces

The shrine of Baha'ullah is located in middle of the Terraces

Baha'ullah was a Persian and he was the founder of the Bahai faith

Baha'ullah was a Persian and he was the founder of the Bahai faith

A gate at the upper terraces - one could access the whole garden but it wasn't allowed from this side

A gate at the upper terraces - one could access the whole garden but it wasn't allowed from this side

Photo of the Port of Haifa - It is one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean

Photo of the Port of Haifa - It is one of the largest ports in the eastern Mediterranean

The Port of Haifa is the largest deepwater port in the area

The Port of Haifa is the largest deepwater port in the area

A view of Haifa city and it's port which runs almost 3 kilometers along the city's central shore

A view of Haifa city and it's port which runs almost 3 kilometers along the city's central shore

A plam tree ann lamp on the upper terraces

A plam tree ann lamp on the upper terraces

A small fountain beside the top terraces

A small fountain beside the top terraces

The Hanging Gardens of Haifa has numerous plant species and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Hanging Gardens of Haifa has numerous plant species and it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Slopes of the Mount Carmel - which provide spectacular views of the city, gardens and the Haifa Bay

Slopes of the Mount Carmel - which provide spectacular views of the city, gardens and the Haifa Bay

It was a busy place with the tourists

It was a busy place with the tourists

A strange looking tree in the middle of this photos, growing beside the wall

A strange looking tree in the middle of this photos, growing beside the wall

The Terraces seen from the lower slopes of the Mount Carmel (Haifa Bay side)

The Terraces seen from the lower slopes of the Mount Carmel (Haifa Bay side)

This photo was taken with the digital camera, the difference in quality is very clear

This photo was taken with the digital camera, the difference in quality is very clear