Founded in 1964, it is lacking in historic sites, and generally not of interest to tourists. Some people use it as a starting point for hikes in the surrounding hills.
Karmiel's population is 45,000. It has absorbed many waves of immigration, and about 30% of the residents are immigrants from the former USSR.
The city is located 250 meters above sea level and surrounded by scenic hills.
- 1 Karmiel railway station. As this station (opened 2017) is the end of the line coming from the West for the time being, it serves as a convenient starting off point for hikes into the region.
There is a system of internal bus routes.
- Synagogue on Eshkolot St - lined with Jerusalem stone, and its windows are stained glass with colored patterns.
- In Ramat Rabin area, there are unusual looking high rise buildings, recalling La Defense district in the Paris region.
- A fountain at the intersection of KKL and HaIrisim streets
- 1 Ramat Rabin park. Includes ancient ruins
- 1 Park HaGalil.
- 2 Park HaMishpacha. Has mini-golf, bowling, a bush maze, large-sized chess, and more. Free for Karmiel residents, 20sh for others.
- 1 Merkaz Big (Big Center). Outdoor shopping center in the industrial zone.
- 2 Lev Karmiel shopping center.
- 3 KKL street. Shops and restaurants
- 4 Kikar HaIr mall. Located close to the train and bus stations. It has become less popular as additional malls have opened.
- 1 ORT Braude College of Engineering.