Tag: IL – Old City of Acre

Marvel at the timeless beauty of Israel on this virtual tour; Joanne DiBona; 10Best

The ancient country of Israel is one of exceptional natural beauty combined with a history that goes back millennia. Explore it on this virtual tour.

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These 12 Historic Sites in Israel NEED to Be on Your Bucket List; Shira Rubin; Fodor’s Travel

Even for the staunchly secular, Israel’s ancient, biblical, and historic sites will take your breath away.

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A tour of Acre’s attractions and hidden gems; Liat Collins; Jerusalem Post

A tour of the former British (and Ottoman) prison, located at the top of the 12th-century Crusader fortress complex was a great way to start the trip of the ancient city of Acre.

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My Word: Eyes opened from Acre to Gaza; Liat Collins; Jerusalem Post

Before the Corona Era (BCE), some 1 million visitors a year came to Acre enjoy the wonderful combination of ancient history, Turkish bazaars and beaches.

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Site-Seeing: El-Jazzar’s Architectural Gem; Jonathan Klawans; Biblical Archaeology Society

The Old City of Akko was designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001, and rightly so: With layers of Ottoman and Crusader ruins above…

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An Ideal Two-Week Israel Vacation; Robert Glazier; Goway

Israel is a land of contrasts both geographically and historically. Whether visiting for religious reasons or purely as a globetrotting visitor, this colourful land will keep you enthralled on an Israel vacation. If you look at a map of Israel, you will see it isn’t that extensive in area but it is bursting with so …

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Forging History; Cherie Winner; Penn State University

When archaeologists at a dig in northern Israel found hundreds of pounds of iron slag, they thought the site might have been used for industrial-level production of iron tools or weapons. But were the small hearths they unearthed adequate to do such work? Last summer, they did an experiment to find out.

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The Great Hall Of The Crusades, Akko, Israel; Dan Cirucci

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EPIC Group Travel Writers: Israel – Acre and Caesarea; My Edmonds News

I met a traveler from an antique land. To be honest, I didn’t actually meet anyone in person but through the 1912 edition of Baedeker’s […]

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