Acre is one of the world's most ancient port cities, and tales about it have been recorded since the ancient Bronze era. For many years Acre has been the strategic entering point for conquering Israel, for its position on the wide coastline was a food access point through the Galilee inland. Acre had its ups and downs for it was conquered many times. Acrereached its climax when it was the capital of Jerusalem's kingdom and when it was Ahmed El-Jazer in the end of the 18 th century. At 2001 Acre was titled a historical heritage site by UNESCO. 7 years later the rest of the Baha'i site in Haifaand the Western Galilee were also announced as historical heritage sites.
Because Acre is filled with exciting historical sites and my ancient tales walking around the streets of Acre is a fulfilling experience. The old city of Acre has various interesting sites worth checking out such as: the walls of Acre, Han el-Omdan, various markets, monasteries, mosques and holy synagogues. Moreover Acre has very 'Mizrahi' characteristic which means you can appreciate its cheap markets, souvenir shops, cloth shops and traditional food. Yourway highly recommends that once you're in Acre you have to try renowned Saied Humus one of Israel's finest .