An arch shaped door which is next to the sea walls in Acre

An arch shaped door which is next to the sea walls in Acre

A small square filled with cafes and small restaurants

A small square filled with cafes and small restaurants

Another view of the square with the minaret of a mosque towering behind it

Another view of the square with the minaret of a mosque towering behind it

A van parked next to the sea walls of Acre

A van parked next to the sea walls of Acre

Two old clocks on a wall and a sign shows the direction to the Khan al-Umdan - second sign which is in Arabic says that on the Day of Judgement, the very first question asked to the people would be about prayer

Two old clocks on a wall and a sign shows the direction to the Khan al-Umdan - second sign which is in Arabic says that on the Day of Judgement, the very first question asked to the people would be about prayer

A 13th century tower called Burj al-Sultan is incorporated in the sea walls

A 13th century tower called Burj al-Sultan is incorporated in the sea walls

An arch of the Burj al-Sultan with a lamp hanging from the middle of it

An arch of the Burj al-Sultan with a lamp hanging from the middle of it

A police car beside the 18th century Sinan Pasha Mosque - this mosque is also known as Al-Bahr Mosque (the Sea Mosque)

A police car beside the 18th century Sinan Pasha Mosque - this mosque is also known as Al-Bahr Mosque (the Sea Mosque)

A view of the coastal area of Acre (Akko)

A view of the coastal area of Acre (Akko)

Here Tower of Flies can be seen in the middle - the Crusaders attached a chain to this tower and it was strung across the harbour to prevent the entry of ships

Here Tower of Flies can be seen in the middle - the Crusaders attached a chain to this tower and it was strung across the harbour to prevent the entry of ships

This tower was attacked by the Third Crusade and then by the Genoans in 1267

This tower was attacked by the Third Crusade and then by the Genoans in 1267

Sea walls and the Acre harbour

Sea walls and the Acre harbour

A fresh juice seller beside the harbour

A fresh juice seller beside the harbour

Boats parked at the Acre harbour

Boats parked at the Acre harbour

Here a boat is being loaded on a barge with the help of a crane

Here a boat is being loaded on a barge with the help of a crane

A sign on one of the walls of Khan al-Umdan -

A sign on one of the walls of Khan al-Umdan -" this Caravanserai of the Pillars" was built in 1784

Facade of Khan al-Umdan - this caravanserai was one of the most important in the city due to its proximity to the harbour

Facade of Khan al-Umdan - this caravanserai was one of the most important in the city due to its proximity to the harbour

Sadly, the khan was undergoing renovation so access to the building wasn't allowed

Sadly, the khan was undergoing renovation so access to the building wasn't allowed

This clock tower was added to the main entrance to the khan in 1906

This clock tower was added to the main entrance to the khan in 1906

One of the external walls of the khan seen from the Acre harbour

One of the external walls of the khan seen from the Acre harbour

A section of the Crusaders wall still remains but current walls which protected the city from the attack of Napoleon Bonaparte were built in the 18th century

A section of the Crusaders wall still remains but current walls which protected the city from the attack of Napoleon Bonaparte were built in the 18th century

A restaurant next to the Crusaders wall

A restaurant next to the Crusaders wall

Cars parked beside the Acre harbour - tower of the Khan al-Umdan and Sinan Pasha Mosque are in the background

Cars parked beside the Acre harbour - tower of the Khan al-Umdan and Sinan Pasha Mosque are in the background

A sculpture of a whale on display beside the Acre promenade

A sculpture of a whale on display beside the Acre promenade

There is some inscription in Arabic underneath it but I am unable to translate it

There is some inscription in Arabic underneath it but I am unable to translate it

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - Acre harbour

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - Acre harbour

Acre promenade

Acre promenade

Another square with cafes - El-Mu'aliq Mosque can be seen in the background

Another square with cafes - El-Mu'aliq Mosque can be seen in the background

A parking area beside the Acre city walls

A parking area beside the Acre city walls

A section of the city walls - these walls prevented Napoleon Bonaparte from capturing the city in 1799

A section of the city walls - these walls prevented Napoleon Bonaparte from capturing the city in 1799

This siege lasted 20 March  21 May - close to the Yad Natan Agricultural College there are grave of the French Soldiers and most notably of General Caffarelli

This siege lasted 20 March 21 May - close to the Yad Natan Agricultural College there are grave of the French Soldiers and most notably of General Caffarelli

A police station close to the Crusaders Fortress

A police station close to the Crusaders Fortress

Sky coverred with clouds - on the right hand side, the Mosque of Jazzar Pasha can be seen

Sky coverred with clouds - on the right hand side, the Mosque of Jazzar Pasha can be seen

One of the craftsman at work inside a shop in Acre

One of the craftsman at work inside a shop in Acre

Some of the hand made work on display

Some of the hand made work on display

That guy mentioned that this work was passed on to him by his father

That guy mentioned that this work was passed on to him by his father

Some of the plates were huge and very elaborate

Some of the plates were huge and very elaborate