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Great place to see if you like your History and Archaeology

Great place to visit, a real hidden gem. So much History here from Philip of Macedonia, Alexander... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
jonnycombo
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Amazing to see so much history just laying around !

Really interesting. Amazing that you can just wander around and explore. Not many areas are off... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
rhodesy1972
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Daventry, United Kingdom
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Krinides 64003, Greece
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit, a real hidden gem. So much History here from Philip of Macedonia, Alexander, Augustus and St Paul. Remains are well preserved and interesting. Can be combined with a 45 minute hike up to the Acropolis which is best done in trainers...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

Really interesting. Amazing that you can just wander around and explore. Not many areas are off limits. Museum is worth paying the extra for. Be careful of the time of day and weather as there is not much shade.

Thank rhodesy1972
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The ancient site of Philippi is important for several reasons: it was a city that King Philip II of Macedonia (father of Alexander the Great) built in the C4 BC, and gave it his own name. The gold and silver mined there paid for Alexander...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

The ancient theatre of Philip is part of the great archaeological site near Krinides in Greece where you can see a lot of spectacular structures dating from Thracians' times. Well preserved site with a lot of artefacts. The entrance fee is 6 euro and you...More

Thank Mariya K
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The ancient theatre of Phillip is in a spectacular site. It is is a remarkably good condition, but of course what we see today is really remains from Roman times. The site after being excavated, brought to light its various previous lives during the Hellenistic,...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This ancient amfi-theatre make to feel as in real roman time.I imagined that I am the Emperor and I'm watching gladiator fights. It was exciting!

Thank Zhivko_Zhelyazkov
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

It was a nice experience. Down there you can see the Ancient Theatre of Phillip. If you visit this sight during the summer months it's too hot.

Thank kypros2912
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Most visitors look only at the immensely impressive ampitheatre, but turn around, and look closely at the hillside and you'll see practice sculptures throughout the rocky crevices - no doubt apprentices developing their craft

Thank John A
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