The tourist sites are open all weekdays including Friday and Saturday, holiday eves and holidays, except for the Ramchal Synagogue and Jewish Heritage Center, which are closed on Saturdays and holidays.

Opening hours at the sites vary during the Summer and Winter periods and depending on different events. It is recommended to check the updated opening hours on the website.

Khan al-Umdan, the clock tower

Khan al-Umdan, the clock tower

 

The entrance ticket is a combined ticket that includes entrance to all the tourist sites and museums: the Knights Halls (the Hospitaller Fortress), the Turkish bath, the Templar tunnel, the Ramchal synagogue and the new Jewish Heritage Center, the Okashi Museum of Modern Art, the Ethnographic Museum ‘Treasures in the Wall’. In addition, the entrance to the ‘Enchanted Garden’ and the Visitor Center is open at no extra cost when purchasing a ticket for the Hospitaller Fortress.

During events and promotions you can purchase additional packages for activities and attractions, such as the Knights Tournament.

It is recommended to follow the events and attractions on the site including the recommendations for a quick purchase.

The ticket does not include entry to sites such as the Al-Jazzar Mosque, the Museum of Underground Prisoners or sites in the area, such as the Extreme Park, Kibbutz Kfar Masaryk, Monfort Lake and more.

For information on these and other sites 

The Enchanted Garden, At the Hospitaller Fortress Entrance

The Enchanted Garden, At the Hospitaller Fortress Entrance

 

 

The sites are suitable for all ages. In the Knights Halls there are medieval games reproductions for the enjoyment of the children and also the parents and grandparents. Each visitor receives audio guides that help tour the halls and watch the experiential videos.

The secret underground Templar Tunnel is fascinating in its structure and connection from the area where the Templar Fortress was in the west to the Port in the east. In the museums you can enjoy exhibitions for the whole family and in other sites such as the Turkish Bath (Hammam) and the Ramchal Synagogue, you can tour and enjoy experiential exhibits.

During vacations, attractions are combined in the Fortress complex and Knights Halls, for example: Knights Tournament, ‘Time Scene’ experience and more. For more information on the different types of sites and attractions, click here over the Attractions page 

"Time Scene" - A family attraction in the Knights Halls

“Time Scene” – A family attraction in the Knights Halls

It is recommended to purchase tickets in advance through the website but there is no obligation. Pre-purchase makes it easier to stand in line, especially in periods of events and activities during holidays and vacations.

Tickets can also be purchased directly at the on-site Box Office or theTicketing Machines at the Visitor Center.

For more information

 

The Visitors Center and the Knights Halls are located at: Weizmann St. 1, Old Akko.

WAZE – The Knights Halls Akko or Weizmann St. 1 Akko

In order to reach the other sites included in the ticket, you can get the Old Akko map in the Visitors Center or use the Old Akko map on the website

 

There are several ways to get to Old Akko and within the city to the Knights Halls.

For information on the different ways to get there, click here for a Link to Tips 

 

 

There are a number of parking lots in the area of ​​the Knights Halls, including the large ‘Eucalyptus’ parking lot, blue-and-white side parking lots and parking lots throughout the Old City.

For parking options you can search nearby parking on WAZE or use the Old City map.

The ’Eucalyptus’ parking lot nearby the Hospitaller Fortress

The ’Eucalyptus’ parking lot nearby the Hospitaller Fortress

Moat Parking Lot – Free Parking

Moat Parking Lot – Free Parking

The tour begins at the Visitor Center close to the Hospitaller Fortress complex, better known as the ‘Knights’ Halls’. Each site and museum has its own entrance and exit. In order to get from site to site, you can use the city map distributed in the Visitor Center and our staff at each site.

For more details, please see the classic route on the website

The tours of the sites are self-guided tours with guiding devices in about 10 languages ​​in the Knights’ Halls and the Turkish Bath. Guided tours of the Ramchal Synagogue and Heritage Center are conducted by the place’s staff. Those interested in being accompanied by a private tour guide for their visit, are invited to contact the Visitor Center in advance by calling 04-9956706 / 7 or leaving details on the contact us page 

In the Knights Halls and in the Turkish Bath, each visitor receives a guiding device available in about 10 languages. At other sites like the Templar Tunnel you can enjoy videos projected on the walls and a short walk along the experiential underground tunnel. Those interested in being accompanied by a private tour guide are invited to contact the Visitor Center in advance at 04-9956706 / 7 or leave details on the contact page

Audio guide devices in 10 languages ​​for visitors to the Knights Halls

Audio guide devices in 10 languages ​​for visitors to the Knights Halls

The tourist sites are accessible. For details, it is recommended to refer to the link to the accessibility page Link to accessibility page

Important!!! Inform the staff of the Visitor Center in advance of a planned arrival and consult them regarding the accessible routes at the sites themselves and their means of accessibility.

Reserved spot for guests in a wheelchair, Amphitheater in the Orchard Garden

Reserved spot for guests in a wheelchair, Amphitheater in the Orchard Garden

 

In Old Akko and the surrounding area, there are plenty of accommodation offers, from boutique hotels to suites, B & Bs and guest apartments for families, couples and more. for further details

‘Zidan Sarai’ Suite, one of many Boutique Hotels and special Guest Apartments in the Old City

‘Zidan Sarai’ Suite, one of many Boutique Hotels and special Guest Apartments in the Old City

There are several kosher restaurants in the city, mainly in the new city of Akko. In Old Akko you can find kosher restaurants and culinary options such as Roots ‘Restaurant, a Chef kosher meat restaurant’.

For the variety of restaurants and food stalls in the city, click here 

Chef's dish at the ’Roots’ Restaurant, Kosher meat

Chef’s dish at the
’Roots’ Restaurant, Kosher meat