We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
A special synagogue with charming mosaics

A different synagogue. With special and beautiful mosaics. I did not see another one like him... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hana H

We were lucky that we were with our fantastic guide Sagi Levy otherwise we wouldn’t have been able... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 59 reviews
All photos (127)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
13 Eli'ezer Kaplan, Acre 2451308, Israel
+972 4-981-8451
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Acre
from USD 14.00
More Info
from USD 660.00
More Info
from USD 1,239.00
More Info
from USD 1,300.00
More Info
Reviews (59)
Filter reviews
38 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful mosaics every surface stained glass wall to wall biblical scenes tunisian scrolls testament silver jewish functioning information akko israel sites
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 38 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A different synagogue. With special and beautiful mosaics. I did not see another one like him. Highly recommended to visit A different synagogue. With special and beautiful mosaics. I did not see another one like him. Highly recommended to visit A different synagogue. With special...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Hana H
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We were lucky that we were with our fantastic guide Sagi Levy otherwise we wouldn’t have been able to get in as the place was shut when we first arrived. The outside does not give anything away. The inside is beautiful. A real labour of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ilana613
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I have visited Acre several times, and always been taken to see the Jail but on this visit, we saw this quite unique Synagogue. Every surface, floors, walls and ceilings are in magnificent mosaic, showing scenes from the Old Testament and other day to day...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sally G
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Not to be missed if you go to Akko. It's a block away from the major supermarket in Akko. Easy to get there by public transportation because several buses stop 2 blocks away or if you come by train, you can walk from the station...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank sheilagsilver
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Part of our guided tour included the Or Synagogue. This is a most fascinating place. It’s history and wonderful mosaics tell a great range of biblical and historic information on Israel. It is of course a functioning synagogue and so is of great interest on...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Lesleypam
Reviewed 9 December 2017

The Or Torah Synagogue, also know as the Tunisian Synagogue, is a very beautiful synagogue. It was built relatively recently, in a modern looking building and doesn't really look anything like a synagogue from the outside. Inside the synagogue is covered with mosaics, wall to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Akko is a mixed Jewish Arab town so with this in mind we were directed to the Tunisian synagogue on Shabbat morning,a brief walk from our hotel. Climbing the stairs to the women's gallery we were astounded by the mosaic work which continued in and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank idelers
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is a beautiful synagogue in Akko. The mosiac decorations are just too amazing to describe. There are 3 floors of mosiac decorations including the stairs to the synagogue itself. Some of them depict the animals, birds, & flowers native to Israel. The sacred scrolls...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank ilanastone
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Mosaics everywhere. All beautifully done! The Walls, the ceilings and the floor all had great mosaics. I haven't seen anything like this before!! Took lots of pictures. Also a wonderful stained glass window display honoring the branches of the Israeli military.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank UncleJon1
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A truly remarkable place. I have been to synagogues all over the world and have never seen anything like this. All of Jewish literacy can be found in mosaic on the four floors. Beware: some seem to stop only at the first floor -- there...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Gbeks
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 nearby hotels
386 reviews
.47 km away
Efendi Hotel
446 reviews
.84 km away
Acco Beach Hotel
89 reviews
.96 km away
Rimonim Palm Beach Acre
545 reviews
1.09 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 71 nearby restaurants
447 reviews
.63 km away
El Marsa Restaurant
637 reviews
.80 km away
Kukushka - Premium snack bar
218 reviews
.68 km away
Hummus Said
319 reviews
.76 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 33 nearby attractions
Crusader Fortress
683 reviews
.69 km away
Akko Old Town
1,154 reviews
.58 km away
The Citadel
115 reviews
.69 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Stacey A
6 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Sloane_rangers | Reviewed this property |
I would check in advance
11 October 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Rachel H | Reviewed this property |
I asked in the tourist office. I was told to just go over there. No reservation or advance call was neccessary. Enjoy, it's beautiful.