Caesarea Tour

© Marc Coles

Tour Information

Overview       2-4 h

Caesarea (Caesarea Maritima) was a high-tech marvel, a magnificent Mediterranean port city built by Herod the Great in the year 22 BCE. Named in honor of Herod's patron Caesar Augustus, Caesarea served as the administrative capital of the Roman Empire for the Province of Judea. 

Pontius Pilate ruled here, Peter was summoned here and Paul was imprisoned here.

Caesaria is located on Israel’s coast, halfway between Tel Aviv and Haifa; it is the perfect half-day tour and can easily be combined with numerous exciting sightseeing opportunities in the area.  

Highlights
  • The Roman Theater

  • Prominotory Palace

  • Pontius Pilate inscription

  • Hippodrome / Amphitheater

  • Bathouse complex

  • Commercial / administrative area

  • Herodian harbor

  • Temple platform

  • Crusader fortifications

  • Roman aqueduct 

Testimonials

— Stan Phelps, Founder, Nine Inch Marketing

September 2016

"I want to reach out and thank you for being my professional tour guide during my business trip to Israel. I was blown away walking through the theater and baths in Caesaria and seeing the Memorial at Beit Oren."