Where else but Israel? The Old City of Acre, over 5000 years old! OMG!

Posted by Iris Hami

Jul 30, 2013 9:42:06 AM

HISTORICAL SITES IN ISRAEL ... ACRE or "Akko" is an ancient city in Israel which has been almost continuously inhabited since at least 3000 BC, during the early Bronze Age. Today, the old city of Acre is a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a myriad of ruins representing the many civilizations that ruled the area over the centuries. All these cultures and civilizations left their mark on the Old City of Acre and the ruins of various fortifications and structures can be seen here today. However the overwhelming charector of Acre is defined by two later periods, denoting the city's time under the Crusaders and Ottomans.

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Photo: HISTORICAL SITES IN ISRAEL ... ACRE or "Akko" is an ancient city in Israel which has been almost continuously inhabited since at least 3000 BC, during the early Bronze Age. Today, the old city of Acre is a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a myriad of ruins representing the many civilizations that ruled the area over the centurieshttp://www.historvius.com/acre-937/

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