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Hamam El Basha Museum

El-Jezzar Street, Acre, Israel
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Amazing part of the visit to the Old City of Acre-Akko

it is not a Hammam, in use, but the reconstruction of how it used to be, after you visit the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Panama City, Panama
Very interesting Bathhouse

We went without knowing anything and we were given the audio guide. It was really good and very... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
via mobile
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The Hamam Museum in Old Acre“The story of the Last Bathhouse Attendant," a multi-screen, walk-through dramatic presentation in the Hamam Basha Ottoman-era bathhouse in Old Acre http://www.curator.co.il/page5.html
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  • Very good24%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“turkish bath” (8 reviews)
“tour package” (2 reviews)
El-Jezzar Street, Acre, Israel
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is not a Hammam, in use, but the reconstruction of how it used to be, after you visit the fortress, then you arrive to the Hammam, do not give up yet your audio guide, go inside, watch the movie and be impressed of how...More

Thank Temper43
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

We went without knowing anything and we were given the audio guide. It was really good and very interesting. We loved it.

Thank Tangtian
Reviewed 20 November 2017

There is a short video explaining the history of this Hamam and its relationship to Napoleon. Surprising that the museum glorifies the senseless violence of Ahmed al Jazzar. Does not present an inviting or sympathetic image of Moslem culture. The Hamam itself is interesting and...More

Thank aggada
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

It is no longer operating, more a museum then the real thing. Still worth a visit since it is interesting and well maintained and it is showing how it was extremely well and vivid.

Thank Moshe D
Reviewed 1 November 2017

A nicely renovated place that gives an insight into Turkish bath culture. There is a short movie that tells you not only introduces the different parts of the bath but also gives a quick overview about the last 300 years of history of Akko. Funny...More

Thank Gyuri_Nonna
Reviewed 29 October 2017

It's interesting to see the Hamam and hear about it but the films inside are too long and in my opinion are not good, too much talking. 2 5min films will do the trick instead of the current 15 and 10 min films.

Thank Udi_Avital
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Although the video accompanying this walk through tour of the historic hamam is Abit dated, it still gives and interesting look at a very specific aspect of cultural and local way of life. The building is very beautiful and well preserved and it was nice...More

Thank Michal S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Merely a waste of time. Half of it was under construction. Skip it and use your time elsewhere eg in the souk.

Thank Sam0070
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and interactive tour. Well taken care of and historic. You can buy a tour package at the entrance.

Thank Zush B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The Haman El Basha Museum is a living legend as the tunnels leading to it were used to provide both spring water for drinking and bathing. The baths had beautiful tile walls in blue. The dome ceiling was "dotted" with holes not only providing light...More

Thank Marf13669
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