The Templar Tunnel in Acre was discovered and opened to the public in the 1990s. It is an underground tunnel that served as an underground passageway from the Templar Fortress to the Port of Acre during the time of the Crusaders. It was built in the twelfth century by the Knight Templar of the Temple of Solomon who relocated to Acre following the conquest of Jerusalem by Saladin. The tunnel is two meters high, 350 meters long and it stretches under the streets of the Pisan Quarter of the Old City of Acre.
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