Baruch Haba Tour 2017

International Conference & Intercessory Tour of Israel May 9-May 18, 2017.
Hosted by Revive Israel, Tents of Mercy, & Tikkun International.

This section shows photos from the Old City of Acre (Akko) on the coast of the Mediterranean.

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Akko panorama showing the Ottoman era fortress. The Citadel of Acre (Akko) was built on the ruins of the Crusader fortress on the North-West side of the city. The citadel was the palace of the Governor during the 18th-20th centuries and later became a large British prison.

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Enchanted Garden.

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Enchanted Garden.

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Entrance to prison hall.

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Akko prison hall.

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Akko prison window in wall.

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Prison courtyard.

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Ceiling supports in excavated Crusader city.

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Cannon balls.

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Cannon found in excavated Crusader city.

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Cannon found in excavated Crusader city.

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Hall in Crusader city.

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Attempted escape hole. The floor above was part of the prison. Several inmates chiseled through the floor, only to find out there was no chance of escape.

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Hall in Crusader city.

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Dining hall, also known as the refectory.

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Another view of the dining hall.

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Another view of the dining hall.

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Dining hall pillars, reinforced with steel bands.

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Another view of the dining hall.

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Detail of dining hall support.

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Akko sewer tunnel entrance.

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Sewer tunnel.

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Sewer tunnel.

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City street.

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City street.

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City street.

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Al Jazzar Mosque. It was built in 1781 and stands on the site of a former Crusader cathedral.

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Al Jazzar Mosque minaret.

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Akko city street.

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Akko city street.

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Akko city street.

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Akko city street.

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Akko Crusader water tunnels. These were used to bring sea water into the inner harbor.

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Harbor.

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Sea wall. Notice the opening in the wall below where the girls are. These openings have grates and the Arab boys climb over them and jump into the Mediterranean.

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Arab kid swimming to shore. Kids were jumping from the sea wall into the Mediterranean from the spot where the girls are standing in the previous photo.

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Arab kids climbing up sea wall after jumping off.

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Bazaar entrance. Everything was sold there, from food, spices in large barrels, to cloth, toys, clothing, shoes, and more.

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Lots of cats at Akko.

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Fresh fish at bazaar.

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Fresh fish and shrimp at bazaar.

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Cannon on sea wall facing the Mediterranean.

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Cannon on sea wall facing the Mediterranean.

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Cannon on sea wall facing the Mediterranean.

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Messianic Jewish pastor Guy Cohen, pastor of Harvest of Asher Messianic congregation, and Arab Christian pastor Ibrim.

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Entrance to Harvest of Asher Messianic congregation, Akko.