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Caesarea Hippo-stadium

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A Hippodrome looking like structure, yet converted to an Ampitheatre at a later stage.

According to J. Patrich it functioned also as a stadium, hence its unique name – “Hippo-stadium”.

A smiliar multifunction entertainment facility built by Herod was found also in Jericho.

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Points of Interest in the Area

caesarea latrine Caesarea Latrine (The “Crapatorium”)
 caesarea bathouse Caesarea Bathouse
 caesarea byzantine praetorium Caesarea Byzantine Praetorium

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