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Name: Akko Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Akko, , Israel

Location: Mediterranean coast, north of Tel Aviv.

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Photo: Paul Gross

Managing Organization:
Israel Shipping and Ports Administration

Tower Height: 33

Height of Focal Plane: 51

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 7 seconds; range 10 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White concrete tower with black horizontal stripes.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1864

Date Present Tower Built: 1912

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Akko is two hours north of Tel Aviv.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Nearby Lodging: There is a hostel near the lighthouse. Call 0011 972 04 981 5530 for information, or contact The Lighthouse Hostel, 175/11 Hahagana Street, Akko, Israel.

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