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Well worth a visit.

An amazing site which is easy to park at and has a lovely café area under shady trees. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
wenlaw
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Southampton, United Kingdom
A fabulous bit of history

Muliple layers of history to discover all in one place, with really visible and exciting ruins to... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Man0lis2014
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

An amazing site which is easy to park at and has a lovely café area under shady trees. Well worth a visit

Thank wenlaw
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Muliple layers of history to discover all in one place, with really visible and exciting ruins to walk around. Not too many visitors wither if you go nice and early. I had the place to myself for an hour...

Thank Man0lis2014
Reviewed 3 August 2018

We reall enjoyed our visit and felt the entrance fee of €6 was very low for such a wonderful site. The museum had some interesting pieces although not everything was labelled. Go early as it was so hot by 12 noon and very little shade.

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Philppi was at a pinch point where east and west commerce passed through it. It was also the scene of the battle that saw Brutus and Claudius seen off by Octavius and Antony. There is so much here to see and most of it huge...More

Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I recommend to attend a play or an other event there, in order to admire the real use of this place.

Thank Eleni B
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Brutus and Cassius battle was there, S. Paul was there and you can walk in places where he lived. A significant place for a historic traveler.

Thank EmilK1045
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We have been stopping at Kavala. Well worthwhile to visit would say come as early as possible as it gets very hot and not much shade. Nice cafe with plenty of shady trees to sit under. Fab place with lots of history.

Thank sapcotesteve
Reviewed 1 July 2018

The ancient town of Filippi is a unique place to visit that includes ancient Greek and Roman monuments with earky Christian hystory, like the Saint Paul's prisona and Saint Lydia's baptism place (2 miles out).

Thank Dimitrios A
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

There is lovely green grass play and picnic area with a cafe at the entrance and a very good gift shop. It just got better and better...discount given based on age no questions asked and no refusal based on which country we were from. Then...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

You can spend easily 2 hours walking in the ancient city of Filippi. Very interesting the history of the site, it was a colony of the Thassians, later conquered from Phillip II of Macedonia. He renamed the city after his name and the city grew...More

Thank SteliosB
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Entela K
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Response from DianaIK | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately , I have not a clue, because I was by car there. There should be a bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala and from there to the nearest settlement which is on the road Kavala-Drama. The distance from the settlement to... More
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romac2035
27 June 2016|
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Response from Sophie G | Reviewed this property |
Hello romac2035, I made my own way there. There are local buses taking you in Fillipi every hour. It's about 40 minutes getting there by bus. You can buy a ticket in the bus station (the bus station is called "ktel"). You... More
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Barbara G
2 July 2015|
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usually most cruises offer a day trip to the site... Also there is a bus from Kavala to the Archaiological Site and Museum of Fillipoi and back ( be careful there is a village called Filippoi...is 4 kilometers away) almost... More
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