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Akko Historical Sites

| August 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Akko Historical Sites

Akko (aka Acre) Historical Attractions The Hamam Al Basha The local hamam (bathhouse) was both a place of religious purification before prayers and a social gathering place in the Ottoman Empire. This hamam was originally built by Jazzar Pasha, who was the Turkish governor of Akko towards the end of the 18th century. Here gathered […]

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Acre (Akko)

| July 25, 2013
Acre (Akko)

Acre: A Place to Experience Multi-Cultural History Acre, perhaps one of the most multifaceted towns in Israel, is located on the northern Mediterranean coast. Today, Jews, Christians and Muslims live, study, work and relax side by side painting a picture of harmony for all to experience. Why the Name Acre? The origin of its name […]

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