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Caesarea Aqueduct

An elaborate system of water supply to Caesarea in Roman and Byzantine times is mostly famous for the last part of “Aquaduct A” and “Aquaduct B” built parallel to the coast line, on a set of arches. About 500 m of these aquaducts were uncovered in the 1960’s and are a popular tourists attraction.

caesarea arch jumpAqueduct B bears 11 inscriptions attesting to maintanaince work in the time of Emperror Hadrian (117-138 CE). Aqueduct A was constructed sometime earlier.

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Points of Interest in the Area

 

caesarea birds mosaic The “Birds Mosaic”
 caesarea synagogue Caesarea Synagogue
SANYO DIGITAL CAMERA Mei Kedem

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