6 Best Places to Shop in Haifa and the Northern Coast, Israel

Art & Wear Gallery

Owners Dan and Lea Ben-Arye have lived and worked in Ein Hod for more than three decades, creating and selling their art. Their gallery features paintings, sculptures, jewelry, Judaica, and wearable art. They act as village ambassadors, running an information center from their shop. Private workshops can be arranged ahead of time with Lea.

Castra Shopping Center

Near the Hof Carmel railway station, this popular mall has three floors of jewelry stores, clothing boutiques, and art workshops. It is easily spotted by Eric Brauer's large ceramic-tile mural outside depicting Old Testament themes.

8 Fileman St., 3508418, Israel

Central Gallery

The Ein Hod Central Gallery, an integral part of the artistic community here since 1953, carries a wide selection of handicrafts and art by resident artists at its space on the main square. Displayed in the front room are ceramics, enamel, and silver and gold jewelry, while another room, just through an arch, has paintings, sculptures, and graphic works.

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Panorama Center

In the heart of the Carmel Center, next to the Dan Panorama Haifa hotel, the Panorama Center has everything from a pharmacy and newspaper stand to a wine outlet and clothing shops.

109 Hanassi Blvd., 3464103, Israel
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Sara's Gift Shop

This boutique in the Dan Carmel Haifa hotel is crammed with exclusive jewelry, including silver inlaid with Roman glass, gold Baha'i pendants, and art-deco earrings.

87 Hanassi Blvd., 3464216, Israel

Silver Print

This lovely little studio holds Vivienne Silver-Brody's collection of vintage works by Israel's best photographers. The emphasis is on building the State of Israel. There's also a wide range of 19th-century photos of the Holy Land. A digital print costs NIS 150. Call or email for hours and the address.