Akko travel guide

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You're Going to Love Akko

Akko, also known as Acre, is an ancient city on Israel's northwest coast. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with ruins from periods of Greek, Roman, Crusader, Arab, and Phoenician occupation.

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When to Visit Akko

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Akko has a warm Mediterranean climate, with dry hot summers. There is more rain in winter and most visitors arrive in July and August.

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Where to Stay in Akko

Hotel Akkommodation on Saleh el-Basri Street has good budget rooms in the Old City, while Rimonim Palm Beach Hotel on the seashore has great views of Haifa Bay and Akko.

Popular Neighborhoods in Akko

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How to Get Around Akko

The Cost of Living in Akko

Shopping Streets

Salah ad Din Street is a good place to try for local goods such as olive oil, ceramics, jewelry, and spice. The main market in the Old City sells almost anything but you will need to bargain and a knowledge of Hebrew or Arabic will help.

Groceries and Other

Grocers and markets are dotted around town. A quart of milk in Akko costs ₪5.82 and a dozen eggs is ₪12.83.

Where to Eat in Akko

Akko is famous for its seafood and some of the best is to be found at Abu Christo on the harbor. Uri Buri serves some great local delicacies at Ha'Hagana Street. You can expect to pay around ₪60 for a meal in a cafe and perhaps ₪140 in an upscale restaurant.