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Knights Hospitallers – Crusaders Fortress
The Old City of Acre invites you to discover its twofold secrets: those above ground and those below. The secrets of the Old City of acre offer a unique experience of discovery found only here (in a spellbinding tour of the city above and the city below). Only in the Old City of Akko will you discover a perfectly preserved Crusader city unearthed and brought life, located directly under city built above it.
A unique phenomenon, the old City of Acre is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Wondrous discoveries await you here: walls and fortresses, knights’ halls, churches, synagogues, and mosques, all reminders of the city’s conquerors and religions, from the Canaanites and Romans, Crusaders, Turks, and British. All this in authentic, colorful surroundings – the market, local cuisine, theater, art, port, fishermen, and water sports. an exciting experience!
The Fortress is built in the form of four wings surrounding an open courtyard
Acre Visitor Center Opening Hours
In the summertime – Saturdays and Holidays, Sunday through Thursday, between the hours of 8:30 and 18:00
The Visitor Center – between the hours of 8:30 and 17:30.
Fridays and Holidays eves – between the hours of 8.30 and 17.00.
In the wintertime – the sites are open between the hours of 8:30 and 17:00.
Exept: Rosh Hashana eve, Yom Kippur eve, and Pesach eve the sites close at 15:00