It is surrounded by old walls, flanked with towers, and has a considerable number of ancient buildings, among which are the fine church of the Holy Cross; St John's church, which dates from the time of the Hohenstaufen; and, situated on a height near the town, partly hewn out of the rock, the pilgrimage church of the Saviour.
Its beautiful stretch of sands is flanked by a promenade extending all the way to Joppa.
Three men leapt out, a blond man in PMF grays flanked by two fed special security members.
The façade, flanked by two towers with cupolas, is decorated with arcades filled in with statuary and sculpture, the whole representing the Last Judgment.
On the east the site is approached by an ancient road, flanked by tombs.