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Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were all so surprised to find this wonderful Roman theatre was only uncovered by fluke! Thank goodness it was! It's been beautifully restored - it is amazing to think Romans sat on the seats you can now sit on! You pay to take photos....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dedicatedtraveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Roman Theater is top of the old town and is very well seen on the road crossing the city. You must certanly visit here.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Yavuz K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent view of the Theatre from the streets above. We did not pay the entrance fee so did not wander through this fairly intact, still used, theatre.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lesleyjoh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hard to believe that this well-preserved theater remained buried until the 60's and was only discovered after a landslide. If there is not a concert going on, you can enter for a small fee or you can get a good free view from the gate...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Blabbott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is more beautiful when you visit at close instead of looking it from pictures!! The energy plus atmosphere is unique!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MarialenaDLA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is loaded with a lot of spirit. Each visit brings a delight. We often visit it at concerts and plays and we are very pleased every time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank balevaaa
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It costs about 2 euros to visit "Plovdiv Roman Theatre" so is very good value for money.Apparently it is one of the best conserved Roman Theatres in Europe.We enjoyed our time there.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank santpedor
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Excellent and very accessible.It is a short walk from the main part of the old town. Plovdiv overall is very walkable. Be sure to include this while you are in Plovdiv.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank escott4417
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This is one of the best preserved Roman theatres in Europe. The theatre was built in the 1st century AD during the reign of Emperor Domitian. The theatre is still used for various events which must be an amazing time to come. Regardless whether an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael C
Reviewed October 21, 2018

It is preserved and still used for concerts and performances. If you get the chance to attend one you will experience the magic happening there - listening to some music at night and have a magnificent view of the town.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sl_Plv
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March 31, 2018|
Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
I used Dinars in Serbia. I have not been to Romania; only saw it across the Danube river.
March 30, 2018|
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Response from CFEIII | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know, I used my debit card in ATMs to access local currencies all across eastern Europe with no problem. If you do try to use dollars or euros, they may accept them, but you will lose on the exchange rate... More
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Response from Nevena H | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen a ramp for wheelchairs and in general the access to the place to start with will be very tricky - the old town is mostly laid with cobble stones and on foot it can be tricky, let alone with a helping vehicle... More