THE SAMARA RUINS

In the location there are picnic tables and walking trails along the Alexander stream.

Khirbet Samara sits atop a small kurkar (calcareous sandstone) hill of 28m.
The structure was build by the Samara family at the end of the 19th century above the ruins of a Roman era farm.
Abdallah Samara a Muslim managed to get hold of the land north of the Alexander river.

The Ottoman authority used the building as a customhouse – “Gomurk” where customs duty was collected on exportation of watermelons from “Minat el-Batich”, the watermelon harbor in the adjacent gulf of Mikhmoret.
The harbor was also called Minat Abu-Zbora, in the name of Aixander Abu-Zbura, a tradesman who transformed the small marina into a main export center of watermelons.
The watermelons arrived from the Sharon and the Samaria fields by camel caravans and by rafts along the Alexander stream. And from there they were send by sea mainly to Egypt.
In spring, the hill is carpeted with anemones, buttercups, and tulips.

FotorCreated8

Contacts:

Situated in the Alexander River National Park.

TO THE MAP

Address:

Share with friends

Caesarea National Park

The Caesarea Antiquities National Park presents a cultural continuity of 2,500 years of history! Well preserved site which enables the visitor to understand the history of this land.

Ralli Museums – Caesarea

The Ralli Museums in Caesarea are part of five Ralli Museums in the world, they were founded by Harry Recanati. The main aim of the museums is to disseminate contemporary Latin American art.

Beit Theresienstadt

Beit Theresienstadt was established in 1975 in memory of the Jewish Martyrs of Ghetto Theresienstadt

Find us at Instagram


This error message is only visible to WordPress admins

Error: No connected account.

Please go to the Instagram Feed settings page to connect an account.

adana escort adıyaman escort afyon escort ağrı escort aksaray escort amasya escort ankara escort antalya escort ardahan escort artvin escort aydın escort balıkesir escort bartın escort batman escort bayburt escort bilecik escort bingöl escort bitlis escort bolu escort burdur escort bursa escort çanakkale escort çankırı escort çorum escort denizli escort diyarbakır escort düzce escort edirne escort elazığ escort erzincan escort erzurum escort eskişehir escort gaziantep escort gebze escort giresun escort gümüşhane escort hakkari escort hatay escort ığdır escort ısparta escort istanbul escort izmir escort izmit escort kahramanmaraş escort karabük escort karaman escort kars escort kastamonu escort kayseri escort kilis escort kırıkkale escort kırklareli escort kırşehir escort kocaeli escort konya escort kütahya escort malatya escort manisa escort mardin escort mersin escort muğla escort muş escort nevşehir escort niğde escort ordu escort osmaniye escort rize escort sakarya escort samsun escort şanlıurfa escort siirt escort sinop escort şırnak escort sivas escort tekirdağ escort tokat escort trabzon escort tunceli escort uşak escort van escort yalova escort yozgat escort zonguldak escort