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Mosaic floor at Herod's palace on the Sea Read More

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The Caldarium Read More

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Mosaic floor Read More

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A main street Read More

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The former citadel building Read More

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Caearea “Maritima” (“on the sea”) was founded by King Herod in the year 25 BCE, and was a major city up to the Crusaders period.

Today it is one of the most popular tourists destinations in Israel, and its rich finds include aaround the ancient city impressive remains of the aqueduct The “Birds Mosaic” , a Synagogue ,  Rabbi Abbahu Tomb mark in Caesarea , A “Byzantine Street with two colossal statues (!),  a Hippodrome , an Archaelogical Museum  in the nearby kibbutz, where there is also a museum in memory of Hannah Senesh . (Caesarea Ralli Museum is also a nice museum in the area)

Inside the City one can appreciate the remains of the remains of the ancient Port  (+ its archaeological Display ),  a Nymphaeum , and  a Crusaders Gate .

South of the port is the Byzantine “Praetoriuma Bathouse  a “Hippo-Stadiuma Latrine an Herodian Palace  (including possible site of Paul’s Prison ), a Theatre 

Map of Main Sites in Caesarea and its vicinity

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Points of Interest in the Area

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