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Plovdiv Roman Theatre

Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Ranked #3 of 23 attractions in Plovdiv
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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Xanthi, Greece
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

When we planed our visit in Plovdiv, we searced for a tourist info point, but we found nothing. Although when we visited Plovdiv, we found the very useful tourist information centre, which is situated in the old town, just opposite St Konstantine and Helena church. Unfortunately we haven't note an internet site, or email adress, but it is very easy... More

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43 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Just an amazing site! I had read about it but seeing it in reality was amazing! Plays still take place there though none were on when we visited [Look for posters about the performances and what's on next!]. Great view of the city for this location. A bar/cafe is situated overlooking it...we had a beer here and it was as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Epic experience, sit in the place where Romans watched gladiators fight (on occasion) and theatrical performances (mainly). If you visit Plovid you must see this place if you have any remote interest in the past, history, archaeology, etc. Great view of the town, performances at night and day. As an unexpected treat we stumbled on the Game of Thrones (TV... More

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

It's worth it to trek up to Plovdiv's Old Town and see the layers of history in this fascinating place. The antique theater is a must see and quite impressive.

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

The theater is at the beginning of Plovdiv's old town. It's well preserved and maintained. You have to pay a small fee to get in,but I strongly recommend you go see a concert there. The atmosphere is amazing, lovely music under the stars. And when the lights illuminate it it's even more beautiful than if you see it during the... More

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Seattle, Washington
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

That's how this amazing amphitheater was found in 1972. The first about 14 rows are almost perfectly complete (though slippery when wet - facing the stage the far left side is the easiest stairs to use) and the stage area has been reassembled. In the summer they do use the theater for shows, but even in October it was an... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The Roman theatre was large and well-preserved. We had no hesitation paying the small entry fee considering how well this ancient theatre has been maintained.

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Brno, Czech Republic
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We liked it very much, even when was raining all the day. I recommend it as a main attraction in Plovdiv city.

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Roman amfiteatre,in a old town with buityfull vew! Visit this town, if oyu can, in spring - its anazing city

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