Saturday, July 11, 2009

Herod's hippodrome

One of the most impressive constructions in Caesarea is the Roman hippodrome, or racecourse for horses and carriots. Herod himself ordered its construction, shortly after he founded the city. It was 300 meters long and fifty meters wide. About 15,000 seats are counted! Of both constructions, theater and hippodrome, you can watch a 3D animation.




More pictures of Caesarea you can find: here!

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