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4-Hour Private Tour Of Biblical Caesarea, Israel



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Archeology, History, Walking

  • Duration

    4 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Explore the archaeological site of Caesarea, famous for being one of Israel's most beautiful, photogenic, and important biblical sites. See a Roman amphitheatre, Pontius Pilate Palace, and the possible location of St. Paul's prison. Discover what attracted settlers and conquerors to Caesarea for nearly a millennia.

  • Visit important archaeological sites like Pontius Pilate Palace
  • Find the possible location of St Paul's prison
  • Biblical Caesarea Tour expand_more
    • Visit Caesarea, the ancient city established from scratch by King Herod the Great some 2000 years ago; it became one of the most luxurious cities of the Roman world, even serving as the capital of Israel.
    • The tour will begin at Caesarea Amphitheatre as this part encompasses the old Roman town. 
    • Then, we go to the Harbour area which is also Roman but surrounded by walls from Crusader times (1000 years later).
    • This tour will take you across exquisite archaeological sites. We will see a Roman amphitheatre, Herod's Palace, the Governor's Palace, a horse racing hippodrome, a bathhouse, an ancient Roman city, the harbour, a reconstruction of the platform where the main Temple to Caesar stood and the old Crusader walls. 
    • Go to the Pontius Pilate Palace, the possible location of St. Paul's prison, the remains of the old port, and incredible marine vistas. 
    • Find out how its location, the port, and other reasons made Caesarea an alluring destination for settlers and conquerors.
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees (if applicable)
Know before you go

Let the guide know what would be your pickup point, if travelling by public transport, there are two pickup points- Akiva bus station and Binyamina railway station.

Meeting Point

Amphitheatre's entrance of the Caesarea National Park

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • M


    Thrilling adventure

    The walking tour of Caesarea is an adventure like no other, we discovered while exploring the ancient ruins.

  • M


    Magical sunset

    Watching the sun set over the Mediterranean Sea on a Caesarea walking tour is a magical experience.

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    A Stroll Through Time

    Our guide for the walking tour of Caesarea, was fantastic. We loved every minute of the tour as we wandered through the ancient streets of the city. The Crusader city walls and the Roman amphitheater were two of the most striking landmarks we saw. The sweeping views of the Mediterranean Sea from the promenade were breathtaking, and the sea breeze was refreshing. Our guide’s insight into the historical significance of each site was impressive, and we learned so much about the city's past.

  • T


    Good tour

    The tour showed the ruins at Caesarea and gave the history of the area. You see the remains of shops, houses, two palaces, and a Roman bathhouse. Anytime you take a tour of a foreign county you can run into issues with the guides accent. My guide was knowledgeable and easy to understand.

  • S


    A Day Well Spent in Caesarea

    The Roman bathhouses and the Crusader walls were impressive, and the amphitheatre was breathtaking. The refreshing sea breeze and the sound of the waves added a calming touch to the tour. We were thrilled to learn about the city's importance in ancient times and how it has evolved over the centuries. We highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting the area.

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    Marveling at Caesarea's Roman Amphitheatre was a once in a lifetime experience

    The amphitheatre's colossal structure and intricate architecture spoke volumes about the city's historical significance. Imagining the gladiatorial contests and theatrical performances that once graced its stage, I felt a deep appreciation for Caesarea's rich cultural heritage. It was a testament to the enduring legacy of Roman engineering and entertainment.

  • D


    Experiencing Caesarea's Timeless Allure Was Mesmerizing

    One intriguing fact that captivated me was learning that Caesarea was not only a thriving port city in ancient times but also served as the seat of power for Roman governors such as Pontius Pilate. Imagining the bustling streets teeming with traders from distant lands and the corridors of power where decisions that shaped history were made, I felt transported back in time. As I explored the remnants of the Pontius Pilate Palace, I couldn't help but ponder the pivotal role this site played in the events of biblical narratives. Standing in the shadow of centuries-old columns, I marveled at the convergence of cultures and civilizations that had left their indelible mark on Caesarea. The juxtaposition of ancient ruins against the backdrop of the azure Mediterranean Sea painted a scene of unparalleled beauty and tranquility. It was a journey of discovery and enlightenment, where each crumbling stone revealed a fragment of Israel's rich tapestry of history and heritage.

  • K


    Scenic stroll

    The picturesque port of Caesarea provides a charming setting for a leisurely walk.

Starting From


USD 320 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)