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Plovdiv Roman Theatre

Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Ranked #3 of 25 Attractions in Plovdiv
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

A touch of Rome in Bulgaria. Well preserved, with current events held here. Not as extensive as downtown old Rome, but very worth the visit.

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Buckingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Nicely maintained with a stunning view....we couldn't help sitting there and wondering what would be going on around us all those years ago!

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Melbourne, Australia
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53 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We felt there was nothing special here to warrant an entry fee and viewed the Roman Theatre from outside.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

After being to places such as Athens and Rome, this theatre is nothing that brings the WOW effect. It is nice to visit it while wandering around the Old Town but i dont think its anything special. Absolutely not worth paying entrance since you see everything from the fence.

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bloomington
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

With a panoramic view of the city and the mountains,it is a great spot to visit,worth the climb on cobblestones!During the day for the view,at night in the summer for concerts and especially opera performances in a unique setting.Acoustics are quite good....there are restaurants and cafes there,needed if walking in the summer sun!A beautiful attraction in a beautiful city!

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Caesarea, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The construction of the theatre dates back to the 2nd century AD. You don`t have to be an archeologist to be impressed by the beauty of the site and landscape views. There is also a cute cafe next to, which is a vital refuge after climbing the steep streets of the old town.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 via mobile

I visited the Theatre on a beautiful sunny day and the well preserved space is very scenic and beautiful. It has been well preserved and the price is quite reasonable to get in. Would be nice to see a performance there with the sun setting

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Unbelievable that the Romans were in Bulgaria. It was awesome to see the theatre. Very well preserved. Would have loved to have seen a performance there.

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

the old town and the roman theatre are a must when visiting plovdiv , you need walking shoes as its cobbled and steep but definatly well worth the visit , you can take some fab photos , enjoy a cold beer & a meal and even do some shopping , the views are fantastic , dont miss it ..

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Sydney
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This old Roman theatre is wonderfully preserved. The first 14 rows are original and they have built higher rows in a near-matching style for modern-day concerts and events. Go onto the stage area and note the outstanding accoustic qualities. Well worth a visit. There is a very small admission charge but is free for seniors.

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