Terrace gardens, 19 terraces.
Stretch 1 km up Mount Carmel,
with a maximum span of 400 m
Why 19 terraces?
Because 19 represents the Báb
and His first eighteen followers
Terraces are designed as 9 concentric circles. Why 9?
Because 9 is a sacral number of the Bahai religion.
It symbolizies spiritual completion, 9 is the highest
Bahai Gardens, Haifa, Israel