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Crusader Fortress

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Address: Acre, Israel
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+972 4-995-6706
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The Hospitallers, the Order of the Knights of St. John, built this...

The Hospitallers, the Order of the Knights of St. John, built this impressive fortress more than 700 years ago.

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Wonderful historical tour with outdoor guide.walking threw the stairs and the chambers, hearing the drums and middle age music in some parts and pic of art work from early ages... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
gizar007
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful historical tour with outdoor guide.walking threw the stairs and the chambers, hearing the drums and middle age music in some parts and pic of art work from early ages. There are some short movie with explanations. Almost feeling one of the visitors 500 years ago. Near the former dining room some craft shops with typical art. The ceramic is... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This impressive structure is very well maintained and the signage is particularly good. The main hall is still used for live events. Walk around with a free audio guide if you like - just leave your ID for collateral.

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Bat Yam, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Touring this place is fun and interesting. A bit pricey but worth the price. Avoid the shops inside, they are worthless.

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Poole
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

A well restored ancient site with state of the art electronic audio guides. Boasts the best public toilets in Israel!

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a really fantastic subterranean world to explore. great with adults and kids. Hard to imagine only relatively recently excavated. Get the atmosphere of Acre in Middle Ages. Terrifiic.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

The knights halls are like something out of GOT. So awesome to be underneath the city learning about its history! And the artisan market, medieval games, and animations are really fun too!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We had night in Acre as a gift to our wedding. We want to this historic site from the crusaders time and have a really good expirience. The pleace describe the history of the city time after time, you are getting earphone which describe what you are wachting in every room. We have a really good time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Crusader Fortress that has been excavated is fascinating to see. Found under old Akko, the Knights Halls were spectacular. We visited Akko in 1992 and returned because of recommendations to see this fortress A must see for tourists and locals alike. The only negative was that the recorded guide they give you to listen to as you walk the... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

New halls were open to the public, with splendid displays. The audio guides are automatic and extremely usefull. A must see in Acre

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

This was the highlight of my trip to Acre! Yes, the tickets are confusing. This is called the Crusader Fortress or Hospitaller Fortress or the Knights' Halls. The combo ticket has this, the Templar's Tunnel, and two others. (This is the only site of the four worth seeing.) Yes, the audio tour isn't great (it is included) but it helps... More 

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