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Plovdiv Roman Theatre

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Address: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Majestic and august, ancient but still used as a theatre. Loved the dusk hour when you sit up there and see the lights of the passing cars in the tunnel beneath. My... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Majestic and august, ancient but still used as a theatre. Loved the dusk hour when you sit up there and see the lights of the passing cars in the tunnel beneath. My not-so-easily-impressed teenage son was mesmerized by the place.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the theathre is the centre of attractions. it is very nice and oftentimes there are concerts or plays.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I am ashamed to admit that as Bulgarian i do not know the times when it was built but you can still see music and theater there and i would say it is a wonderful place to feel the history, enjoy.

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Thank Neli S
Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is very rare where you can find well preserve ruins from Roman or Greek time. In Plovdiv you have the opportunity to enjoy an ancient Roman Theater. I advise not to miss this opportunity. Moreover it is just next to the city center and in the heart of the old town.

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Reading England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting history as to the discovery of this place. Some of the seating and stairways are original. It is used as a theatre regularly in present times. It is very steep steps to go down to see the lower levels. However well worth the effort.

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Lowell, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No trip to Plovdiv is complete without a visit to this site -- and it's still functions as a performance venue! Found perfectly preserved you have full access to walk thru the ruins -- rare for historic sites. A lot of steep stairs to get to the stage below so be forewarned! An entry fee of 10 Lev gets you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Roman theatre is a scene of various cultural events such as Verdi Festival. Tickets can be bought on the site.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To stand in awe of such a wonderful piece of history and walk in the foot steps of Romans! Visited for the 3rd time, this time at night to soak up the atmosphere over a delicious cocktail sat overlooking the theatre. Previous visits have included a walk down to long flight of steps to tread the very stage many wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best. Well it is an ancient theater. Great. It delivers. Great view, on top of whatever event you are attending

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was surprised that the Roman Theatre is so big and that its location is right in the middle of the Old Town. Don't miss it!

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