Caesarea “Maritima” (Latin: “Caesarea on the sea”) was founded by King Herod “the Great” in the year 25 BCE, and was a major city up to the Crusaders period.
Today Caesarea is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Israel, and its rich finds include impressive remains of its ancient Port (and its archaeological Display ), a Nymphaeum , a new museum, a Crusaders Gate , the Byzantine “Praetorium” , a Bathouse , a “Hippo-Stadium” , a Latrine , an Herodian Palace (including possible site of Paul’s Prison ), and an impressive Theatre .
In the vicinity of the site are also the remains of a Roman era aqueduct , The “Birds Mosaic” , a Talmudic era Synagogue , Rabbi Abbahu Tomb mark in Caesarea , a “Byzantine Street” , a Hippodrome , an Archaelogical Museum in the nearby kibbutz, where there is also a museum in memory of Hannah Senesh , and Caesarea Ralli Museum.
Book a Private Tour to Caesarea
Caesarea is about 50 minutes drive from Tel-Aviv .
Contact me for a full day that will include a visit to the site.
My Friends, Sergio and Rhoda, Presenting a Private Tour to Caesarea
Private Tour to Caesarea Location Map
Points of Interest in the Area
|Caesarea on Segways!|
|Atlit Detainee Camp|
|Day Tour of Caesarea and Haifa|