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Plovdiv Roman Theatre

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Address: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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A must visit in Bulgaria

I made it my mission and took a 2 hours bus ride from Sofia (it costs 28 Levs return). There was a 20 minutes walk from the bus station to this historic site. Beware that there is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Tony L
London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I made it my mission and took a 2 hours bus ride from Sofia (it costs 28 Levs return). There was a 20 minutes walk from the bus station to this historic site. Beware that there is a steep walk up on cobbled stone pavements. I was not disappointed. Weather was not ideal but I arrived at 2:30PM. Entrance fee... More 

Thank Tony L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Well at least whats left of it. Well located and really interesting to see. Sometimes they have competitions and such holding place there. See it!

Thank Atanas A
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived at the theatre a little bit before dark. The view was amazing and we could still take some beautiful pictures. The pub overlooking the theatre offers a great and romantic ambiance. Def a must if visiting Plovdiv.

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Stotfold, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great outdoor venue for concerts, theatre, etc and in the Old Town with plenty of nearby bars and restaurants. Go there on a warm summer evening but take a cushion - stone seats!

Thank StotfoldLarry
Lompoc, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apparently this old roman theatre was discovered in the 1970's after a freak landslide occurred. It was restored and the backdrop of the stage that is now being used for concerts and plays is quite stunning. When we visited at night there was a play going on with singing and dancing and ethnic costumes.

Thank radar60
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The view was nice. However, you need to buy tickets, if you want to go inside. It's good to see it,if you have never been there.

Thank Viktorija J
Surrey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to this so much, sadly they were preparing the site for a concert that evening. This meant viewing the theatre was near impossible. Lots of the theatre has been sympathetically restored, however we have visited other more complete theatres around Europe and feel this one was a little artificial.

Thank greenpanther30
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The theatre is okay, but one of the least prettiest I've seen, mainly due to the mess they created around. The theatre is still used for performances so there are pillows, cables, lights, all kinds of materials everywhere.

Thank Emma t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I saw a play there and concert Great experience and beautiful ambience One of my favourite places in Plovdiv The roman theatre is very old but well kept and I had enjoyed many concerts there over the years

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This very active and well used Roman theatre was found quite by accident after a landslide uncovered it. The views from the top are wonderful and the area just before you get to the theatre is filled with cosy outdoor café and street vendors. On a sunny day, this place is heavenly.

Thank CharlesSeems

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