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Caesarea Roman Theatre

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Caesarea Roman Theatre

This building held 5,000 spectators. An inscription ahs been found which attests to the presence of Pontius Pilate in the time of Christ and a mosaic with comedy and tragedy masks. The theatre is located in the southern part of the city. It was commissioned by King Herod and the first Roman entertainment facilities were built here. The flat semicircular orchestra, first paved in painted plaster, was later paved with marble. The theater is well kept and has been renovated. Anyway, the point is that is a joy to walk through it on the Mediterranean shore, almost comparable to the feeling obtained

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