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Very nice mosque in interesting town. Calm. Meditative. Only discovered afterwards that it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Adjacent to a small park and a large prison, this is worthwhile to visit while in the old city of... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice mosque in interesting town. Calm. Meditative. Only discovered afterwards that it was built for or named after "The Butcher".

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

Adjacent to a small park and a large prison, this is worthwhile to visit while in the old city of Akka/Acre.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kat J
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

I especially liked the courtyard or garden of this mosque, where you can see a lot of orange trees and other plants. The building itself is very similar to mosques in former Constantinople, due to the fact that it was built under Turkish rule in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Women will have to wear a scarf over their heads and modest dress is required. We did not have scarves with us but were given one at the entrance, like at the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. The Mosque is beautiful. While we were there, a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marcia71
Reviewed September 24, 2018

It is not that easy to visit a Mosque today. The Mosque of Omar or El Akhsa in Jerusalem ore out of our reach. This one is one of the biggest in Israel and is allowed to visitors. So even if it costs a few...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed August 21, 2018

If you've never been to a mosque, go look. There are no explanations so bring a book or Google with you. It only costs 10 nis and it IS the second largest mosque in Israel / Palestine. So why not?

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travellingIma
Reviewed August 10, 2018

If you've never been inside a mosque, this is definitely worth the visit. Much of the architecture is typical of eastern Mediterranean mosques. You can stroll around the gardens where there are an ablution station and a sundial. And you can go into the main...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

It costs 10 Shekels to have the write to enter and see the garden inside and see the interior of the mosque. You need to be dressed appropriately (women need to cover their heads). The experience lasts about 10 minutes. Probably not the top priority...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank T8875XUpierrea
Reviewed July 21, 2018

The Othoman ruler of Akko Ahmad Al Jasar has build the the old city of Akko above the Crusadors city in the 18th century. By this occasion the Mosque named after him was errected above the destroyed St John Church.inside the Mosque there is a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Judithneisse
Reviewed June 24, 2018

It’s worth stopping to see if you are in Akko, which is a city split between Jews and Muslims. The mosque is pretty and worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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