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Crusader Fortress

Acre, Israel
+972 4-995-6706
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The Hospitallers, the Order of the Knights of St. John, built this impressive fortress more than 700 years ago.
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Acre, Israel
+972 4-995-6706
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Tickets can be purchased at the hotel for 3 items . This is one of them.Well worth seeing. Audio sets given out to assist

Thank dbdent
Reviewed 3 days ago

Thousands of years of history and an immaculate European style Crusader castle-fortress!! Acre (Akko) is one of the oldest, continuously lived in places in the entire history of the world!! I only wish we had more time to explore the grounds and take in all...More

Thank BRC2007
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place is impressive and a lot of work was done to fill it with content and tell you about the long and compkex history of the place. But... You get earphones that should work in each room on certain spots but it dosn't always...More

Thank Varda G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The first thing we did when we arrived in Acre was to go and visit the Crusader fortress. We took a combo ticket (62 NIS/per Adult) for eveything there was to see in the Old town. Which I can recommed to anyone if you´re interested...More

Thank DjangoDjango
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the main place we visited when we had a day in Akko, and I thought it was very interesting. The audio guide was very good, with just enough detail without leaving you standing for ages waiting for it to finish. It detects your...More

1  Thank KeithJenner
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just don't go. Save your money and go to Mont st Michel in France. You won't get ripped off there like you do at the crusader fortress and Mont is so much better. Badly signposted to the different areas within the fortress and if you...More

Thank fromelles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A Crusaders citadel of the order of the Knights Hospitaller which is a part of the defense array of the Old City’s walls Nice historical area although on the day of my visit, there were many school children. The underground tunnels are fascinating as the...More

Thank NeilC2607
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Acre was an important port for pilgrims traveling from Europe to the Holy Land. The massive solidly built fortress evokes images of the days of the crusading knights. There are banners and pictures inside depicting scenes of the era. This is at the centre of...More

1  Thank Martin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very impressed with preserved and massive fortress. The Knights community potties were the high light. Defecation must have been quick a social affair. Who knew ? The massive dining hall was amazing. Nice place to cool off

Thank Jonmun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most fascinating places I have ever visited. An underground crusader city in wonderful condiition. One expects to meet a knight in shining armour coming round the corner.

Thank Leah M
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Hi what are the options to do a day trip from Jerusalem? Please anyone.
28 October 2016|
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Response from SDHAKALA | Reviewed this property |
The prior two answers are sound. The cheapest option is the train; taking an express bus /shared ride to Tel Aviv and then catching the train to Acre is probably fastest/cheapest without a rental car. (We took a shuttle to... More
Ron do you remember admission price?
22 June 2016|
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Response from Adrian Y | Reviewed this property |
The website for the castle has the prices. I can't post the website name here (TripAdvisor rules) but search for Akko crusader museum and follow the links. The Okashi museum is essentially an art gallery - well worth it and... More