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Acre Port , Israel . Acre ( Or Akko ) Is A City In The Western Galilee District ...

Acre Port , Israel . Acre ( Or Akko ) Is A City In The Western Galilee District  ...

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Description: Acre port , Israel . Acre ( or Akko ) is a city in the Western Galilee district of northern Israel . It is situated on a low promontory at the northern extremity of Haifa Bay . This is a picture of the port and marina . The port is located on the south side of the old city of Acre . It was built during the Persian times ( 6 4thC BC ) , and is still in use today as a marina . The building in the background is Khan al Umdan , the hostel of the pillars , is one of the most impressive buildings in the old city of Acre . It is located near the port and was used for storage of goods and a night hostel for the merchants . The tower raises high over the east entrance to the Khan . It was built in 1906 to honor the 30 year Jubilee of Sultan Abdul Hamid II

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