The Citadel, Acre
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The citadel complex is a good introduction to the mix of Roman, Byzantine, Arabic, and Crusader history that has shaped Acre over the last few thousand years. Nestled in the town the Citadel makes a g... read more »
Bastante bien conservada con sus profundos y amplios fosos, sus puente, grandes alas, torres etc. en fin ; no falta nada. Eso en cuanto a lo antiguo. En la epoca mas moderna (hasta 1948) fue utilizada... read more »Well preserved with its deep and wide moats, its bridge, large wings, etc. in end torres; not missing anything. That in terms of old. At the time most modern (until 1948) was used by the British mandate (a cruel regime and despotico) as a jail where many of the Patriots Jews who were then executed in the gallows after completely partial trials were held. Cells, the so-called death row and gallows... room you can see as well as photos and stories of heroes.show original
When I was here last 20 years ago it was more impressive as it hadn't been cleaned up and plastered etc. You still can feel the importance of this citadel but it lacks the old atmosphere when it was a... read more »
A rather interesting mix of historical narrative and archaeological remains along with an amazing view over central Jerusalem. The audio guide was surprisingly good, with its whimsical conversational interludes between the staff. The only criticism would be that the audio guide rather goes silent towards the end, around the time of the Crusaders onwards.
Amazing architecture and fascinating history. It's shocking to learn that such beautiful structures were buried by later people due to religious differences and new structures were built on top, then excavated much later when old parts were discovered by accident.
The Citadel The Citadel: The Ottoman Fortifications The Citadel: Acre Old City Visitor Centers The Citadel: The Enchanted Garden The Citadel: Memorial for Jewish resistance fighters executed during the British mandate The Citadel: Museum Jewish The Citadel: Prison Cell of Bahá'u'lláh The Citadel: Knights' Halls
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