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Ancient Stadium of Philippopolis

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Ancient Stadium of Philippopolis

469 Reviews
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Visit the fascinating city of Plovdiv on a full-day tour from Sofia, and explore ancient ruins, some of Bulgaria’s most historic landmarks, and the city’s Ethnographic Museum. This full-day Plovdiv trip includes pickup and drop-off at a central location in Sofia, a guided walking tour of Plovdiv, and admission to the museum and the Plovdiv Roman Theatre.
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Daniela wrote a review Sep 2020
Bath, United Kingdom8 contributions1 helpful vote
Amazing spot and a beautiful view. Unfortunately only a small bit has been restored which is a shame. However that's a must do in Plovdiv.
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Date of experience: September 2020
John4042 wrote a review Mar 2020
157 contributions57 helpful votes
One of the must dos while out in Plovdiv, great picture opportunities here, great lighting, and good for selfies
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Date of experience: February 2020
fjane84 wrote a review Feb 2020
Island of Malta, Malta626 contributions142 helpful votes
Only a small section remains of this massive stadium, it would have seated 30,000 people in its time. They would have raced horses/ chariots there. It's a terrible shame it was built on top of and the small bit that is uncovered cannot give you the full impact of the size. There is an info sign on site and you can view it freely. They have a 3d show to explain how it would have looked that you can pay to see.
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Date of experience: February 2020
cvcvcv2018 wrote a review Jan 2020
Athens, Greece249 contributions58 helpful votes
I have only one question to make. How it was allowed to build houses and shops on top of the ancient Plovdiv stadium??? The foundations of the buildings are literally builted on the seats of the stadium...
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Date of experience: January 2020
Giovinco1 wrote a review Jan 2020
Thessaloniki, Greece186 contributions22 helpful votes
I think that there are not many important cities in the balkan peninsula that the Romans didn't leave their trace and obviously Philippoupolis couldn't differ. Well preserved, gives you an idea of the hippodrome and travels you back in time.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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