Shrine of the Báb

In May, I will be fortunate and lucky enough to go visit Haifa, Israel yet again.

To get super pumped for it, I will be releasing a few blogs in which I will share with you pictures and stories from my last visit in which I went on a pilgrimage to the Baha’i holy land.

This is the first blog of the series.

The Shrine of the Báb is found in the heart of Haifa, Israel on Mount Carmel. This beautifully built structure was made as a burial ground for the forerunner of the Baha’i Faith, named the Báb. In it has also been laid rest the body of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, the son of the founder of the Baha’i Faith.

Shrine of the Bab (1)

Shrine of the Bab (7)

By night, the shrine is lit up and acts as a golden beacon for the entire city.

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I did not take this picture – The picture can be found at: http://www.corriegraphics.com/ftp/pub/1984.2005.Israel/Shrine.of.the.Bab/05.01.25-28.Ben.Gurion.night.jpg

In all honesty, I truly think it should be considered as one of the wonders of the world – its architecture is exquisite, such that every single part of the shrine and the gardens surrounding it have some meaning behind them.

The grounds of the Shrine of the Báb are open to the public (and no admission fee is necessary to go visit) – if you are ever visiting Haifa, I would highly recommend visiting this peaceful, tranquil, and stunning place.

 

xx

 

 

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