Recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, visiting Acre (Akko) promises visitors an emotional journey to a glorious past and a one-of-a-kind experience. An ancient and wondrous city, Akko boasts many remarkable sites including the remnants of the Hellenistic-Roman period as well as structures from the Crusader and Ottoman periods.
Much more than a historical and archeological marvel, Akko also has colorful Oriental markets, museums, beaches and water sports facilities, a fishermen’s port, marina, restaurants, hotels, and annual picturesque festivals – all that and more are just a few of the city’s fantastic tourist attractions.
The city's fascinating historical heritage, its rare blend of East and West, authentic glimpses from the past and unique remnants from different cultures, have all made Akko into one of the most vital Ancient World cities.
The Knights' Halls
A magnificent tour of the halls of the Hospitallers Order’s Fortress from the Crusader period. Discover the amazing remains of the ancient Order, the renovated and stunningly reconstructed halls, courtyard and surrounding streets, and step into history as a 830-year old story unfolds before you within the halls of the citadel.
Be sure to visit the streets, chapels, stores and the Arts and Crafts Market, featuring artisans from the Crusades era, offering their wares: blacksmiths, glass blowers, potters, weavers, embroiderers, leather craftsmen, basket weavers, perfume and oil craftsmen, and more