Caesarea Travel Guides

Caesarea, Israel, Part I

     During the Persian rule the Phoenicians built a settlement on the part of one of the bays of Mediaterranean Sea. Settlement,  relates to Dor and prospered. For the first time it is mentioned in the Zenon papyri, dating to 259 BC, called the Tower of Strato. Dor and Strato Tower had been captured in 103 BC and connected to Judea, but 40 years later the land conquered by     Rome. In the 30th BC Strato Tower was donated King Herod.

The main attractions of Caesarea, Israel

    Theatre     The oldest theater, discovered in Israel, was built during the reign of King Herod, and functioned for hundreds of years until the Byzantine period. The theater has two levels and approximately 4000 seats. Backstage was beautifully decorated wall, resting on columns, height of 3 floors and serves as a background for the scene. Note that at this stage regularly hosts concerts. .

Caesarea, Israel, Part I

     During the Persian rule the Phoenicians built a settlement on the part of one of the bays of Mediaterranean Sea. Settlement,  relates to Dor and prospered. For the first time it is mentioned in the Zenon papyri, dating to 259 BC, called the Tower of Strato. Dor and Strato Tower had been captured in 103 BC and connected to Judea, but 40 years later the land conquered by     Rome. In the 30th BC Strato Tower was donated King Herod.

The main attractions of Caesarea, Israel

    Theatre     The oldest theater, discovered in Israel, was built during the reign of King Herod, and functioned for hundreds of years until the Byzantine period. The theater has two levels and approximately 4000 seats. Backstage was beautifully decorated wall, resting on columns, height of 3 floors and serves as a background for the scene. Note that at this stage regularly hosts concerts. .