In the center of the ancient city of Acre, lies a lovely market. Its winding alleys lead to the picturesque fishing port.
The market was first built in the 18th century, during the rule of Daher el-Omar, and was then renovated and expanded by the governor of Acre Suleiman Pasha.
While strolling along the winding main street of the market, visitors encounter craftsmen, perfume makers, silversmiths and bakers.
The market offers a diverse choice of restaurants - Middle Eastern, excellent humus, fish and seafood.
Numerous historical sites are located near the market:
The Knights' Halls and Templars' Tunnels, the ancient Turkish bath, the ancient Khan al-Umdan inn and the prominent al Jazzar Mosque.
Other philatelic products issued in April 2016