Home Israel Acre Tours Medieval Acre - Capi...

Medieval Acre - Capital City of the 2nd Kingdom of Jerusalem


Acre
2.5 Hours
up to 8 people
Arabic ( Native ), English ( Native ), Hebrew ( Native ), Japanese ( Conversational )
Private tour (only you and your guide)

In this tour we focus on the medieval city, visiting sites that are mostly below today's street level. These sites are almost 1000 years old, part of Acre as the capital city of the 2nd Kingdom of Jerusalem! The two main sites we'll visit are: The Knights' Halls (citadel - UNESCO World Heritage Site) and the Templar Tunnel! In this tour, we discuss history, archaeology, daily life, industry, food, art, architecture & more!

Use the coupon code FIRST_GUEST to get 10% off with this guide

Itinerary

Feel free to personalize this offer with Andrew.

  • 10:00 AM

    Bustan al-Pasha

    Intro of Acre's history, the garden's story & buying tickets for the sites

  • 10:20 AM

    Knights' Halls (Crusader fortress/citadel)

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the citadel is part of the Medieval city (approx. 1000 years old), when Acre was the capital city of the second Kingdom of Jerusalem. The site is underground, it's huge(!) and beautiful. Here we discuss archaeology, crafts, history, economy, politics, daily life & more!

  • 11:30 AM

    Turkish Bazaar

    One of the Markets of the city, going through lots of conservation & renovation, and it has a unique vibe to it

  • 11:50 AM

    Main Market

    Crossing through the main market, discussing its history and discussing some current local types of food available there

  • 12:10 PM

    Templar Tunnel

    The Templar Tunnel is yet another underground site, most likely Medieval, crossing the city from east to west. Its true purpose is still a mystery to this day!

Want to personalize this tour?

  • Our tours can be customized according to your needs and preferences
  • Click below to tell us what you are looking for:
Customize & Get a Quote

Departure & Return

Starting time 10:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Meeting Point At your hotel (if it's in the old city) or the entrance to the Visitor Center (1 Weizmann street)
Ending Point Same as meeting point, or anywhere inside the old city

Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Guide fee & hotel pick-up if it's in the old city

What‘s not included

Food & drink, Entrance to sites: 47 ILS per person (combined ticket) - paid by the customers at the ticket office

Important

Working hours - 10:00am until 7:00pm

I also guide in different parts of the Galilee (like Nazareth & Sea of Galilee) and the Golan Heights - transportation fees apply. Contact me for details!

- Please be sure to wear comfy shoes, have water on you, sunblock, a hat and/or umbrella
- The underground sites are NOT claustrophobic, except for two segments which we can walk around
- Most of the city is wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

View More Frequently Asked Questions read more

More tours by Andrew

View more

Acre Popular Tours & Activities

View more