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Acre Destination Guide

Discover Acre in Israel!

Acre in the region of Northern District with it's 45,603 habitants is a place located in Israel - some 247 mi (or 398 km) South-East of Jerusalem, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Acre in Israel

Local time in Acre is now 06:30 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Jerusalem" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Nicosia, Aleppo, Damascus, Amman, Tyre or Giza. When in this area, you might want to check out as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

25°C / 77 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Evening Temperature 25°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1025.5 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 24th of June 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 25°C (76 °F)
Night: 25°C (78 °F)
Sunday, 25th of June 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 28°C (83 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)
Monday, 26th of June 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 29°C (84 °F)
Night: 21°C (71 °F)

Videos

Acre ( Akko ) Israel

01:17 min ( March 22, 2012 by noodzaak)
Views: 1,349 - Rating: 5/5

Acre is a city in the Western Galilee region of northern Israel at the northern extremity of Haifa Bay. Acre is one of the oldest continuously inhabited sites in the country. Historically, it was a st...

Israel -Turismo en ACRE / AKKO Ciudad d...

03:25 min ( May 30, 2012 by revistatusdestinos)
Views: 1,163 - Rating: 5/5

Www.tusdestinos.net Acre es una de las ciudades más antiguas del mundo. Ubicada en la costa norte israelí, en el extremo norte de la bahía de Haifa, Acre es conocida sobre todo por ser uno de los ...


Acre - the walled city

10:10 min ( January 20, 2008 by Alan Heath)
Views: 7,035 - Rating: 4.27778/5

Www.facebook.com www.ceepackaging.com twitter @ceepackaging www.facebook.com Acre is a town steeped in history. The earliest records of the city go back 4500 years when it is mentioned as a town payin...

Day 7: Old Akko (Acre Acco) Journeyer's...

01:10 min ( November 15, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 571 - Rating: 1/5

Preview of Journeyer's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Acre during the next days.

12
Jul
2017

WARRIORS - WARRIORS

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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13
Jul
2017

WARRIORS - WARRIORS

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02
Sep
2017

Israel Vs Macedonia - FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifying

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27
Oct
2017

Von Haifa Zu Den Christl. Stätten Am See Genezareth (Celeb* Const***)

Beginning: 07:15 am (07:15).
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04
Nov
2017

Von Haifa Zu Den Christl. Stätten Am See Genezareth (Celeb* Const***)

Beginning: 07:30 am (07:30).
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Interesting facts about this location

Sanjak of Acre

The Sanjak of Acre was a prefecture of the Ottoman Empire, located in modern-day northern Israel. The city of Acre was the sanjak's capital. Acre was captured by the Ottoman Sultan Selim I in 1517, but the city fell into disuse soon thereafter. Acre was the center of a major economic boom under the leadership of Dahar al-Omar during the late 18th century. The sanjak of Acre was created c. early 19th century as a prefecture of the Sidon Eyalet.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.93, 35.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:District of Acre, Palestine, Sanjaks of the Ottoman Empire, States and territories established in the 19th century

Qiblih

Bahá'í Faith 80px Central figures Bahá'u'lláh The Báb `Abdu'l-Bahá Key scripture Kitáb-i-Aqdas Kitáb-i-Íqán The Hidden Words The Seven Valleys Institutions Administrative Order The Guardianship Universal House of Justice Spiritual Assemblies History Timeline Bábís Shaykh Ahmad Persecution People Shoghi Effendi Martha Root Táhirih Badí‘ Apostles Hands of the Cause Other topics Symbols Laws Teachings Texts Calendar Divisions Pilgrimage Prayer Category Portal vte In the Bahá'í Faith the Qiblih is the location that Bahá'ís should face when saying their daily obligatory prayers, and is fixed at the Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh, near 'Akká, in present day Israel; approximately at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:32|56|37|N|35|5|30.5|E| | |name= }}.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.93, 35.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Bahá'í prayer

Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh

The Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh, located in Bahjí near Acre, Israel, is the most holy place for Bahá'ís and represents their Qiblih, or direction of prayer. It contains the remains of Bahá'u'lláh and is near the spot where he died in the Mansion of Bahjí. The Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh is composed of a central area that contains a small, tree-filled garden surrounded by paths covered with Persian rugs. A glass roof was constructed by Qulám-‘Alíy-i-Najjár after the death of Bahá'u'lláh.

More reading: Shrine of Bahá'u'lláh homepage
Located at 32.93, 35.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Bahá'u'lláh, Bahá'í gardens, Bahá'í pilgrimages, Bahá'í shrines in Israel, Gardens in Israel, Shrines

Belus River

Belus or Belos is a small river in north-western Israel, where according to legend, mentioned by Isidore of Seville in his Etymologiae glass-making was invented. This river is identified with what is now called the Na'aman River, near Acre. Pliny the Elder (N.H. 5.19), using the name 'Pacida', mentions that the river flowed from Lake Cendevia for five miles (8 km) to the sea near "Ptolemais Ace", and that it was celebrated for its vitrous sands.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 32.93, 35.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of Israel

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. , known as RAFAEL or Rafael, (also spelled as Raphael or Rephael; Hebrew acronym of "Authority for the Development of Armaments" - רשות לפיתוח אמצעי לחימה) is an Israeli defense technology company. It was founded as Israel’s National R&D Defense Laboratory for the development of weapons and military technology within the Ministry of Defense; in 2002 it was incorporated as a limited company.

More reading: Rafael Advanced Defense Systems homepage
Located at 32.93, 35.08 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Government-owned companies of Israel, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

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