Haifa is the third-largest city in Israel after Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. It is beautifully set on the slopes of Mount Carmel facing the Mediterranean Sea. With a thriving port and a fascinating history, Haifa is among the crowning jewels of the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The coastal city has gorgeous beaches and an abundant terrain running down the side of Mount Carmel. Haifa's main tourist attraction is the Baha'i World Gardens, it was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. It is one of Israel’s top ten must-sees and considered to be one of the top attractions in Middle East. Baha’i Gardens draws over half a million tourists every year.