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Full-Day Pearls of the Western Galilee Tour from Tel Aviv
"Meet your guide at your Tel-Aviv accommodations before departing through the coastal road to Caesarea the ancient Roman capital. Enjoy a walking tour of the site as you explore the ancient ruins and archaeological excavations including the aqueduct the palace and other fascinating findings. Afterwards head to the city of Haifa where you will stop for a panoramic view of the marvelous terraced Bahai gardens the port and the bay. Continue to Megiddo
From $103.00
 
Full-Day Pearls of the Western Galilee Tour from Tel Aviv
"Meet your guide at your Tel-Aviv accommodations before departing through the coastal road to Caesarea the ancient Roman capital. Enjoy a walking tour of the site as you explore the ancient ruins and archaeological excavations including the aqueduct the palace and other fascinating findings. Afterwards head to the city of Haifa where you will stop for a panoramic view of the marvelous terraced Bahai gardens the port and the bay. Continue to Megiddo
From $103.00
 
Pearls of Western Galilee - Small Group Tour from Jerusalem
"Depart Tel Aviv head north along the Coastal Road and onto the archaeological site of Caesarea. Enjoy your guided walking tour of what was once a thriving port city dedicated to Roman emperor Augustus Caesar exploring ruins that include an aqueduct a theater a citadel a palace
From $114.00

More Things to Do in Tyre

Cordo Maximus

As in every Roman city, Tyre has its Cordo Maximus, and unlike in Anjar, a fair amount of the arches that lined the Cordo Maximus are still standing. These give the entire way along the Cordo a sense...
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Nov 30, 2012

Triumphal Arch

Tyre was taken by the Romans in 64 BCE after having been independent for approximately 150 years. The residents were permitted a certain amount of autonomy, but the sovereignty of Rome was made clear...
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Nov 30, 2012

Roman Ruins

Tyre was first founded in 2750 BCE and, like Baalbek, can boast a continued settlement through the passage of a variety of conquerors and empires, from the Phoenicians through to the modern Lebanese...
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Nov 29, 2012

al-Mina Archaeological Site (Area 1)

Located on the shores of the Egyptian Harbour on the southern end of the peninsula of Tyre, al-Mina Area 1 is the most scenic of Tyre's archaeological sites. It is graced by wonderful views of the...
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Feb 10, 2010

Northern Corniche

Beautifully landscaped and lined with palm trees, the northern Corniche of Tyre curves along the scenic Sidon Habour, named so because it faces the city of Sidon. On clear days, views extend all the...
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Feb 10, 2010

Western Corniche

At the western end of the peninsula of Tyre is a tranquil seashore road that runs from the Christian Quarter to the archaeological areas in the south of the peninsula. It is a great place for an...
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Feb 10, 2010
 
 
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Fruit & Vegetable Market

Located on the northern side of the peninsula of Tyre, facing the Sidon Harbour, is the covered Fruit & Vegetable Market of Tyre. It is the place to mix with the locals who are here to shop for...
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Jan 18, 2010

Archaeologically Speaking...

Phoenician Tyre was built on an island offshore, a positions that contributed significantly to its defensive strength. During the siege of Tyre by Alexander the Great, the Macedonian leader...
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Jan 18, 2010

The Port of Tyre

Hard to believe, but it is from this tranquil fishing port that Phoenician Tyre ruled the Mediterranean Sea around 950 BC. At the time, Tyre was still an island, but since Alexander the Great's...
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Jan 18, 2010

Cathédrale de la Sainte-Croix

Immense red granite pillars from the Crusader Cathedral of the Holy Cross tower above Archaeological Area 2. The foundation walls of the cathedral, showing triple naves and apse, are also clearly...
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Jan 18, 2010

Marble & Mosaic Floors of al-Bass Area 3

Al-Bass Archeological Area 3 is rich in mosaic and marble floors from the Roman and Byzantine periods. Many of these floors were part of burial chambers in the Necropolis, but others possibly belonged...
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Jan 17, 2010

Mosaics of a Byzantine Church

This very well-preserved mosaic floor appears to belong to a Byzantine-period church. It is located in al-Mina Archeological Area 1 on the left hand side as one enters the site. It seems to have been...
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Jan 17, 2010

The Necropolis

As was typical in Roman cities, the Necropolis of Tyre was located just outside the city limits, on both sides of the long road leading to the Monumental Arch. This particular necropolis is vast, and...
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Jan 17, 2010

Decumanus Maximus

Tyre's main east-west thoroughfare, the magnificent Decumanus Maximus led from the Monumental Arch to the heart of Roman Tyre in the peninsula. The important road was paved with stones, which have...
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Jan 17, 2010
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