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The Greek Agora and Roman Forum

Thessaloniki, Greece
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Ranked #21 of 66 attractions in Thessaloniki
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

An ancient site surrounded by modern buildings and people going about their everyday business. It is great that the city that decided to preserve this site. Inspiring.

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San Francisco, California
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97 reviews 97 reviews
36 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It's funny/odd to see these remnants of ancient civilization surrounded by the ugly high-rise apartment buildings that cover much of the center of Thessaloniki. This is certainly not the place to gain much appreciation of the achievements of the ancient Greeks and Romans, but it's worth a quick look.

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Warsaw, Poland
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Nothing special. Just old ruins visible from the street. We didn't even buy a ticket to go inside. There are more interesting places to see in Thessaloniki.

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California City, California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I was suprised that it was uncovered and you could see really everything. Made a lot of great pictures and got a lot of infos from the guide. Worths visit.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
42 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

There's a full city block that Thessaloniki decided to preserve when they rediscovered these remains--well done. Unfortunately, the remains aren't the best example and it requires a lot of imagination. Only one column remained intact. At the time that I visited, there was a nice photography exhibit in the museum space below (the old shops, which were in use much... More

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Milan, Italy
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Nice to see the perimeter and JUST IMAGINE what could it be at the time of Romans. It is a sort of football field with just a two or three columns near a corner of the peristyle. Also for the rest of the theater there is nothing special to say. We should be happy that such ruins are there to... More

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Heraklion, Greece
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is an amazing place and the museum under the market square is well set out with so much information. They also have exhibitions in the area and were setting up photographs when we visited in early May.

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Enjoy your walk at Agora, it's just on the north of Aristotelous Square, you will like the view and there are also quite a few hip bars and taverns you will enjoy (and quite cheap too!). A really good alternative walk away from the bustling crowds of the sea front.

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Foiano Della Chiana, Italy
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

This is something that you really need to see,if you are interested in history,ofcourse.Let youre imagination fly,and see the old Market that it was with youre inner eyes.Its fascinating !

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

the ancient forum.where the ancients had their smalltalks and their walks. there's also a museum down, a photo gallery mostly. the area is superb for having a stop and having a cofee.at the corner there's a white coffee,named "lux",perfect!

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