Israel Unlocked: Acre, the Jewel of the Mediterranean Sea [TUESDAY]

Dear Times of Israel Community member,

Please join us this Tuesday, August 3, for a special installment of our Israel Unlocked virtual tour series, exclusive to the ToI Community. This week, we will go up the coast to Acre, one of the most ancient ports on Mediterranean Sea, and a city which has changed hands many times throughout history.

Our expert guide Gadi Ben-Dov will guide us as we explore some of its colorful history, walk through the local marketplace, and escape through the secret tunnels to the harbor. See the magnificent sea views and old walls, and examine the depths of the “Knight Halls,” excavated for decades to expose the grandeur and size of the Crusaders buildings. Today the modern city is an example of coexistence among all types of citizens of Israel — Jews, Muslims and Christians, all represented within the old city walls.

Clock tower (Oren Rozen), Old city fortifications and Templar Tunnel (Adam Jones), Marina (Mark Nakasone)

About our guide: Gadi Ben-Dov was born in the United States, raised in a kibbutz in the Galilee, and now lives in the center of Israel. Gadi became a licensed tour guide after finishing his IDF service as an officer and traveling the world. His love of the land, and especially the people of Israel have given him insights into this country that he shares with every visitor. Gadi works with families, groups, and individual travelers from every background and from every place around the world.

Tour guide Gadi Ben-Dov (courtesy)

Virtual tour on Zoom — details:
This Tuesday, August 3, 2021
12:00 pm Eastern
5:00 pm UK
7:00 pm Israel

*** A recording of the tour will be available on the Community page the next day ***

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Click HERE to join the virtual tour on TUESDAYMissed an earlier tour? Watch a recording on the Community pageWe hope to see you there — and thank you for being part of our Community!

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