A New Look at Crusader Akko Through New and Renewed Sites 24/1/2024


Subject of Hishtalmut:  The markets and alleyways of Akko hold hidden houses and many religious edifices that tell the story of the city's residents through the many different cultures living together in the city and the connection between them.



24 במלאי

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A new look at Akko including newly opened areas of the Crusader city.  We will have an introductory discussion about the Crusader wall, the size of the city, and historical sources.  We will visit the ANA youth hostel and visit the archeological finds located there, be reintroduced to the Hospitaliers mode and visit new sites throughout the city, ending in the Templars' Quarter.

  • 24 January 2023
  • 9:00-16:00
  • By bus
  • Maximum number of participants: 40
  • Price for this hishtalmut: NIS 150
  • Language:  English


7:15 Departure from Derech Namir (near Savidor train station)

9:00 – meet at the lighthouse on Rehov Hahagana in Akko

9:00-11:00 – Christian world in Akko: visit the Franciscan St. John Church that is on the city walls including the subterranean compound that was connected in 2007.  Visit the St. Andreas Malikite Church.

11:00-12:00 – Jewish world in Akko:  tour the Jewish quarter including the Ramchal Synagogue and Jewish Heritage Center of Akko that opened recently

12:00-12:30 – Lunch

12:30-14:00 – Muslim world in Akko:   visit the Zeituni and al Jazar Mosques

14:00-15:00  The Selisian Order and a visit to the Zawiyan Silesian compound

15:00-16:00 Baha'is of Akko including a visit to the special Baha'i sites in Akko

18:00 ETA Tel Aviv