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The Akko Old City Market – the Best of the Middle East

When you’re looking for a real taste of Middle Eastern marketplace, few destinations beat Akko’s Old City market.

Tucked in among its ancient fortresses and upscale dining, the Old City market is located on the city’s main route which runs from north to south.

The market, or souk, is the ideal place for bargain shoppers who enjoy the adventure of haggling for a good deal.

Offering a wide range of tasty fares, local staples, antiques and household goods, the market captures the senses with its colorful spices and produce, freshly-caught fish, and scrumptious sweets.

Make a stop along the way for some freshly-squeezed fruit juice!

Wander the ancient alleyways long enough, and you will find your camera working overtime here, with a kaleidoscope of colors and sights to capture.

Because the market is so heavily frequented by locals, it’s also an ideal opportunity for visitors to interact and immerse themselves in the flow of the market scene.

Fun is the primary objective when you explore the Akko marketplace, so whether you’re looking for an original gift to bring home, or you simply want to eat your way through, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for here.