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Summary

350 m long

Class:

  • Building (other)
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Acre(Akko)

Acre(Akko)

Crusaders Fortress

Crusaders Fortress

ACCO

ACCO - Tell el-Fukhar - Acre - Akka

Siege of Acre (1189-191)

Third Crusade.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

The Crusaders of the Templars order settled in Acre in the 12th C Ad after the fall of Jerusalem, and built a fortress on the south-west corner of the old city of Acre. They also cut a tunnel into the rock  in order to connect the fortress to the port, located on the south-eastern side. The secret tunnel was recently discovered, cleaned and opened to the public.