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Great historical place during the Roman Empire

Beautiful history on the seashore. A guide is very helpful explaining the past that happened here... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
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Very nicely done for a small operation.

Our guide brought us here and we are glad he did. The guide on duty for the museum very... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2017
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Reviewed 10 August 2018

We visited as part of an organised pilgrimage and watched the film show and toured the ampitheatre and the coastal walk before having lunch nearby. Well worth seeing how the location has changed over 000's of years.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This was the first stop on our tour and a good place to start and see first hand the history spoken about in the Bible. The remains of what King Herod started was amazing to stand in the middle. Clearly there has been reconstruction to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Beautiful history on the seashore. A guide is very helpful explaining the past that happened here. Herod's fortress on the sea and how large it was.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Our guide brought us here and we are glad he did. The guide on duty for the museum very knowledgeable about the various pieces on display. They had many examples of various Greek, Roman an Byzantine coins, columns, statues, pottery jugs etc. Hard to believe...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

King Herod had this port city built more than 2,000 years ago and it does not take too much imagination to picture the old city during its prime. There are remnants of a grand amphitheater, the palace, a temple, luxurious bathhouse, a network of streets...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Angela B
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Wow! We took a guided tour and it was amazing. This splendid museum houses the largest collection of archeological artifacts related to ancient Caesarea, King Herod's city. Various items on display include marble statues, sarcophagi, inscriptions, coins, oil lamps, pottery, jewelry, metal utensils, amphorae, etc....More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Excelent collection of Archeologic artifacts from Herodian and Crusaders period from the city CESAREA MARITIMA from63 BCE Built to honour Julius Ceaser,In the protected harbour there is the Under water museum for divers

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank airport2015
Reviewed 28 April 2016

This whole area changes constantly as more artefacts and history unfolds! It's such an exciting place to visit and the museum is thoughtfully and artistically arranged. The film is fantastic. The staff so helpful and enthusiastic.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank satisfaction2012
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The collection is varied and grows every time I go. The dig is being worked on all the time and things are being uncovered and reconstructed to attain some of their former glory. I return again and again.

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank RYHermony
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

It was refreshing to find Roman ruins right on the water, after visiting sites in Turkey (like Ephesus), which had silted up over time. There was a very nice introductory film, followed by a guided tour. The well-preserved amphitheater still hosts musical groups, and the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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