Photo Friday 03.07: Acre Fish market

Photo Friday‘ is a weekly series showcasing pictures from around the world.

↑ Fish seller in the Turkish souk inside Acre’s walled city

Acre or Akko as it is locally known, is a UNESCO world heritage city that played a significant role in shaping histories of several cultures: Israelites, Greeks, Romans, Crusaders, Arabs and the Bahá’í. The historic old city has a big Turkish market (souk) with many interesting stores including the ones selling made in China tourist knick-knacks.

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