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Akko Old Town, Acre

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A World Heritage Site, Akko Old Town pulsates with centuries of history, opening up a window into the period of the Ottoman Empire and the Crusaders. An ancient town nestled around one of few natural harbors in Israel, the settlement has existed in some form for over 4,000 years, making it one go the oldest cities in the world. Discover the ancient mosques, 18th-century city walls, and an Ottoman citadel, built on the fortifications of a Knight Hospitaller underground complex. By the turquoise waters of the Haifa Bay, soak up some local history before stopping for a drink at one of the waterside cafes. Take a look at our Acre day trip planning tool to schedule your visit to Akko Old Town and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Acre (Akko in Hebrew) is a historic walled port-city which has had continuous settlement from the Phoenician period (1500BC to 300BC) with the present city being characteristic of a fortified town dat...  more »
  • One can find various countries culture influences in this old city, it trigger many questions for the kids, there is a market different food, cookies dessert Turkish/ arabic favour, stores etc. there ...  more »
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