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Caesarea, Haifa District, Israel
 

The Lower Palace

 
 
The Lower Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
1. The Lower Palace Marker
View of the featured marker in the foreground and the ruins of the Lower Palace in the near background.
Inscription.  A refined palace with a swimming pool, once stood here. The sand only preserved its eastern wing, comprising a grand (dining?) complex: a central hall (Triclinium?) flanked by two small rooms on each side, all richly decorated, and provided with bathing and heating facilities. To the Northeast, a staircase led to the upper story, and the Upper Palace. A mikveh (Jewish ritual bath) and a bathhouse were found next to it.
 
Location. 32° 29.829′ N, 34° 53.364′ E. Marker is in Caesarea, Haifa District. Marker can be reached from Kvish HaTe'atron just west of Rothschild, on the left when traveling west. This historical marker is located in the Caesarea Maritima National Park, very near to the western end of Kvish HaTe'atron Street. The marker is situated in the Promontory Palace complex, near the waterfront. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Roman Well (a few steps from this marker); Dedicatory Inscription (within shouting distance of this marker); I Appeal Unto Caesar (within shouting distance of this marker); The Promontory Palace
The Lower Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
2. The Lower Palace Marker
A close-up view of the text on the marker.
(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); King Herod's Hippodrome (about 90 meters away); The Chariot-Races (about 90 meters away); Sarcophagi (about 120 meters away); Column Capitals (about 150 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Caesarea.
 
Also see . . .
1. Caesarea Maritima. This is a link to information, regarding Caesarea Maritima, provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on June 30, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Caesarea Maritima - Cornell University. This is a link to information, regarding Caesarea Maritima and the Promontory Palace, provided by Cornell University (Submitted on June 30, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

3. Caesarea Maritima. This is a link to information, regarding Caesarea Maritima, provided by the BiblePlaces.com website. (Submitted on June 30, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
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The Lower Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
3. The Lower Palace Marker
View of the remaining ruins of the Lower Palace.
The Lower Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, March 9, 2013
4. The Lower Palace Marker
Close-up view of the ruins of two mosaic floors in the Lower Palace.
The Lower Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
5. The Lower Palace Marker
Distant view of the south side of the Lower Palace ruins, jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea.
The Lower Palace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, April 4, 2019
6. The Lower Palace Marker
Distant view of the ruins of the Promontory Palace, with a view of the attached Lower Palace seen on the far left of the picture.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 30, 2019, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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