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Near Sdot Yam in Hadera, Haifa District, Israel
 

The Bathhouse

 
 
The Bathhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 3, 2019
1. The Bathhouse Marker
Inscription.  

In the Byzantine period - fourth to seventh centuries C.E. - Caesarea's population grew. The city expanded, and public buildings were erected on the remains of the hippodrome constructed by King Herod. Opposite, one can see remains of a magnificent bathhouse, used by the residents of the city. Part of it was built on top of the hippodrome's seating area.

View of the bathhouse complex - Artist reconstruction

בית המרחץ
בתקופה הביזנטית (מאות 7-4 לספירה) הפכה קיסריה לעיר מרובת אוכלוסין וצפופה. הבנייה התרחבה ועל שרידי ההיפודרום, שבנה
The Bathhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 3, 2019
2. The Bathhouse Marker
המלך הורדוס במאה הראשונה לפנה"ס, נבנו בתי ציבור ממול נראים שרידיו של בית מרחץ מפואר אשר שימש את תושבי העיר חלקו המערבי נבנה מעל היציעים של ההיפודרום

מבט אל אזור מתחם בית המרחץ - שחזור אמנותי
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 32° 29.942′ N, 34° 53.459′ E. Marker is near Sdot Yam, Haifa District, in Hadera. Marker is on Israel National
The Bathhouse image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 3, 2019
3. The Bathhouse
Trail, on the left when traveling north. The marker is located within the Caesarea National Park. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Chariot-Races (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); King Herod's 'Hippodrome' (about 90 meters away); Tavern (about 120 meters away); The Palace Vaults (about 120 meters away); The Governor's Palace Baths (about 150 meters away); a different marker also named The Chariot-Races (about 180 meters away); History of the Compound (about 210 meters away); a different marker also named King Herod's Hippodrome (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sdot Yam.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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