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Refractorium - Knights' Hall - - Akko (Acre), Israel
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Knights' Halls Refractorium Under the citadel and prison of Acre, archaeological excavations revealed a complex of halls, which was built and used by the Hospitallers Knights. This complex was a part of the Hospitallers' citadel, which was combined in the northern wall of Acre. The complex includes six semi-joined halls, one recently excavated large hall, a dungeon, a dining room and remains of an ancient Gothic church. Medieval European remains include the Church of Saint George and adjacent houses at the Genovese Square (called Kikar ha-Genovezim or Kikar Genoa in Hebrew). There were also residential quarters and marketplaces run by merchants from Pisa and Amalfi in Crusader and medieval Acre.
Copyright: Zoran Strajin
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Taken: 08/09/2010
Uploaded: 02/11/2010
Updated: 29/08/2014
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Tags: refractorium; knights' hall; long exposure; low light; israel; akko; acre; crusader; architecture; arch; fortification
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