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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Roman theatre in Plovdiv is well worth a visit. It has been very effectively partially restored to the extent it is used for concerts. A real piece of living history.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Alanthebairn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really interesting place, I have never seen anything like that before. It's also interesting to note that it's still used for its original purpose. Unfortunately, it's not freely accessible, you can only see it through a fence unless you visit it for an event...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jan H
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Well looking Roman amphitheatre ruins, situated up in the hill. This also means nice view and background. The area is protected and sadly you haved to pay to enter. However general information, history is also available from outside the fence (with an information board) and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Old Town is with lots of history and one of the most popular place to visit in Plovdiv. If you are in Plovdiv you have to visit Old Town and the theater! There is no best time to visit Plovdiv Theater because any time of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

One of the greatest and oldest in the world.It on great place and you can visit it passing the Old Town

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank naks666
Reviewed January 10, 2019

We payed the entrance fee 1,5 leva (75 cents) and entered the building. The theater, one of the best preserved in the world, was built in the 1st century AD, when the city was known as Philippopolis (before becoming Trimontium), and the whole cavea, or...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

This monument is gorgeous. You can watch performances in the the theatre. Great place to relax and socialisation.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 407vladimiran
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Although only unearthed relatively recently - this is a gem and substantially authentic, In the summer there are concerts and operas performed - what a fantastic location

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Lawrence B
Reviewed December 13, 2018 via mobile

Great day visiting all the historic sites of the Old Town however when we made our way up to the Hill having purchased our tickets from tourist information we were pleasantly surprised to discover amazingly well preserved ruins after about 10 minutes of myself and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 10, 2018

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
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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.
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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
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