6 Sights in Mate Asher Regional Council, Israel (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Mate Asher Regional Council, Israel. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Mate Asher Regional Council, Israel.List of cities in Israel Sightseeing Tours in Mate Asher Regional Council
1. Roman Aquaeduct
The Acre Aqueduct, better known as Pasha's Aqueduct is a now-defunct aqueduct in the Western Galilee region of northern Israel. It was refurbished by Jezzar Pasha, Ottoman ruler of Acre and the Western Galilee from 1775 to 1804. It was destroyed by Napoléon in 1799 during the Siege of Acre. The original used pipes to transport the water. The surviving open-channel structure seen today was completely reconstructed by Jezzar's son, Suleiman from 1814-1815. In 1873, the aqueduct was made operational after thirty years of disrepair by then Acre governor, Ahmad Big Tawfíq, in response to a request to render some service to Bahá'u'lláh, the prophet-founder of the Bahá’í Faith, held as a prisoner in exile in Acre. The city of Acre celebrated the return of water after Bahá'u'lláh's request was granted by firing off one hundred canon blasts. It was operational until 1948. Its source is in the Kabri Spring.
2. Tel Da`ok
Tel Da'uch is a small mound in the Akko Valley located about a kilometer east of the Na'aman riverbed, near Kibbutz Kfar Masaryk. It lies on a low kurkar ridge about 19 meters above sea level, and covers an area of about 10 dunams. Remains of the ancient Canaanite (Bronze) period to the Ottoman period were found in the mound and its surroundings, and mostly remains of a Crusader inheritance of the Templar order - Nahalat Doc – are visible. Tel Da'uch is one of the identified that was proposed for the biblical city of King Elmelech mentioned in the Book of Joshua (Book of Joshua, chapter 19, verse 26 of the list of cities of the tribe of Asher.
3. Memorial of the night of bridges events
The Azayev Bridge bombing was carried out within the framework of Bridge Night-an operation to blast 11 bridges connecting Palestine with its neighbours-on June 16, 1946, the railway bridge blew up the Khazayev River. The bridge explosion occurred prematurely, killing 13 Paladin fighters who took part in the operation, following the death of Paladin Yeheim Witz, who was wounded and killed in the onslaught. Their memory was built in one place, not a monument for their hands.
4. The Sea to Sea Trail
The Sea to Sea Trail is a hiking path that crosses the north of Israel. Its western end is in the Mediterranean Sea at Achziv, near the Lebanese border in the far north of the country, and it extends to the Sea of Gallilee, a length of approximately 71 km (44 mi). The trail is marked with different colors in different sections, and takes an average of 3–4 days to complete.
5. Rosh HaNikra grottoes
Rosh HaNikra or Hanikra is a geologic formation on the border between Israel and Lebanon, located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in the Western Galilee. It is a white chalk cliff face which opens up into spectacular grottos.
6. El Ghabisiya
Al-Ghabisiyya was a Palestinian Arab village in northern Palestine, 16 km north-east of Acre in present-day Israel. It was depopulated by the Israel Defense Forces during the 1948-1950 period and remains deserted.
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