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Impressive remnants of the past.

Being part of Caesarea National Park, the ruins of Caesarea Harbour and Herod's palace show what... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
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Went with a tour group. Fascinating history, excellent museum. Interactive displays. Active... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Being part of Caesarea National Park, the ruins of Caesarea Harbour and Herod's palace show what may become of political ambition and worldly power. For anybody who is good at walking this place is of great interest. A guide is of advantage. It is advisable...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Went with a tour group. Fascinating history, excellent museum. Interactive displays. Active archeological digs.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Herod was the builder of many sites in Israel. He was corrupt, vain and a murderer but could get buildings built. He built a miniature Roman city here with a harbor where there had not been one. He added a hippodrome for races and entertainment....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Caesarea national park has ancient harbor ruins, beaches, and amphitheater. Caesareas status as the country’s Roman capital and also its role in Jewish & Christian history. It’s worth a stop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank peachkoblerpie
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

We loved walking around this national park. It was so beautiful and one can just imagine what it was like thousands of years ago.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 75JanetteO
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the ruins of Caesarea. It had been built by Herod. You can tell it had been a beautiful place. We were on a Christian believers tour so we learned it was also where the Roman Governor, Pontius Pilate, based his seat of government....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Right on the banks of the Mediterranean Sea, a visit here provides a flashback to The Crusades, then back more to the Roman Conquest, the Persians, the Hellenistic Period, the Byzantine Period, the Ottomans, and way back to the Phoenicians. You must grab a Brochure...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the site today, it’s been approx 4 years since my last visit Love the site, the weather was great Sunny and breezy It seems like there’s an archeology dug is going on along side some renovations Walking there and feeling Herrode’s era is alive...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ShyEft
Reviewed 7 June 2018

one must visit, especially if interested in history. a guided tour helps in understanding the nuances of this ancient city. one is exposed so do carry water and head gear

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tejasparekh3
Reviewed 27 May 2018

panchous pilot had a very good place to hang out . this is very good to go see and take some time . .

Date of experience: July 2017
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I was there over the summer...sorry...don't know any current events but a great place to go!