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Akko Old Town

Acre, Israel
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Reviewed February 11, 2017

Old Town has the typical narrow street and alleys and passage ways. Plenty of bargains, if you know what you are doing. We enjoyed the freshly squeezed pomegranate juice, but especially the kanafeh - cheese pastry soaked in sweet, sugar syrup. Just ask where the...More

Thank Galia S
Reviewed January 31, 2017

Akko/Acre is 4,000 years old. It has a long history. At times it has been a key city in the Middle East. Today, it provides a glimpse into the way older cities in the Middle East were built. Worth just wondering around. 1) Make sure...More

Thank stephrab
Reviewed January 30, 2017

Akko is one of my favorite cities in the world. It is one of the oldest cities, has a lot of culture, and a lot to offer. The architecture is beautiful.

Thank Ilovetoexplore9
Reviewed January 25, 2017

In a rainy day i was wandering around this beatibul and small village, with ancient walls, narrow streets and good mood.

Thank agusticassa
Reviewed January 23, 2017

This is a great place to visit if you are in the area. It’s a walled city, with a working local market and several interesting attractions. There are mosques and churches and tunnels underneath. The most interesting place to visit is the Crusader Knights’ Hall...More

Thank sssteveg
Reviewed January 22, 2017

The old town has an interesting history, but I found it hard to appreciate. The town itself is quite rundown (and not in a charming way). The streets are very dirty. None of the sites (including the Crusader fortress) were so remarkable to justify a...More

Thank globetrotterjw202
Reviewed January 16, 2017

The old city of Acre is a small place with tons of history and things to see, smell and do. Each time I go there I enjoy it all over again. There are a few things I recommend: 1) the market - it is not...More

1  Thank ravivm
Reviewed January 16, 2017

We walked through Akko and visited the fort (see separate review). Enjoyed lunch at one of the many restaurants there.

Thank Michiganhoney
Reviewed January 11, 2017

The ancient city of Akko is quite beautiful. A former stronghold for the Knights Templar and Knights Hospitaller, the city is now primarily an Arab-Israeli city and has a unique fusion of both cultures. Much of the architecture from the Crusader era reflects the rivalry...More

1  Thank obizerokenobi
Reviewed January 8, 2017

The old city of Akko has a lot to offer. The city under the city has some lovely tunnels to walk through. Also a complete history from the early period, to the roman period, followed by the Byzantine period, then followed by the Islamic period...More

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Elisheva H
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Response from Sonya P | Reviewed this property |
It is old and the pavements are not good. I would advise a carrier.
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January 30, 2017|
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Response from mickknap | Reviewed this property |
I would think that there are plenty of tours available, look on trip advisor. It's not far from Haifa, you can get a bus or sherut from Haifa bus station.Do go though,it's got a lot of history and some nice walks along the... More
March 23, 2016|
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Response from MiriMargaret | Reviewed this property |
All the sites are open on Saturday as are the markets and restaurants. The taxis costs between 60 and 100 shekels depending on who you get as taxis don't normally run on Saturdays during the day only in the evenings... More