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Filippi Archaeological Site

Kavala, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Kavala
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
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Antiparos
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A great site and a must if you are in the area. Also make sure you visit the church of Saint Lydia. There is also an outdoor part of the church by the river where baptisms take place. I think that this is the nicest part of the church! Definitely a must!

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Jackson, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We got there as the gates were closing, about three in the afternoon. We talked our way in to take a fast look at the amphitheater and spoke briefly with one of the workers setting up the lights and props for a dramatization of Homer's Odyssey. We would have liked to stay and explore longer, especially since the light was... More

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After visiting Kavala we drove 10 kilometers to this most interesting archaeological site with the well-preserved monuments especially the impressive Theater and Mosaics. We were unlucky enough to encounter massive rains as soon as we entered the site; we were prevented from seeing most of it, and unfortunately no pictures taken. If you want really to enjoy this marvelous historical... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Went her on excursion from thassos. I did not really know what to expect. Bud never thought I would see this, it is amazing and unbelievable what we saw.... We had an local archaeological guide who told everything enthusiastic and straight from her heart.... Everybody knows knossos on Crete, bud this is much more beautiful and worth visiting

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The ruins were very well preserved. The grounds were nice with a great restaurant located in the center. Nice green lawn with outdoor tables. Food was very good as well. Nice outing for a day.

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Kavala, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

worth visiting,i recommend to everyone who visit Kavala city of course to come and see Filippi Archaeological .and ask Dimitris to tell you some useful information about

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Florida, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The ancient Theater of Philippi is a lovely site that you must take time to see once you are in Kavala. The old forum is amazing. It is really worth seeing. Make sure to ask what time you can visit.

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Néa Péramos, Kavala, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

An ancient city where the Via Egnatia passed from and many exiled people met. A great blending of people from Thassos (the founders) Thracians , Macedonians, people from Pontus,Romans Bulgarians met, integrated and assimilated.One of the greatest battles in antiquity takes place between Roman armies on both sides.Do you homework before going there.

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

On our drive from Halkidiki/Sithonia to Thassos, Philippi was a well worth break. A fascinating selection of historical milestones in Byzantine, Roman and Christian history with the remains of buildings clear enough to get imagination of great ancient times going. We were there in July and the heat was painful, so be aware of seaking shadow and bring water. Also... More

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Almere, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

we had a suprising visit on the site. It is amazing what is situated on the site. Go see this, it is worth the trip. Mind the heat and the site closes at 15.00.

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