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Filippi Archaeological Site

Kavala, Greece
+30 251 051 6251
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St. Paul calls you

Philipi the city that st Paul the Apostle visited and later wrote one of his letters and sent it to... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
66Nicolas
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Chania Town, Greece
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I came to this part of Greece to see Philippi . It is not easy to get to by public transport there... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Philip C
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Philipi the city that st Paul the Apostle visited and later wrote one of his letters and sent it to them. It is a very important archaeological site and is well worth the visit. The museum also is important with nice artifact. Highly recommended

Thank 66Nicolas
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I came to this part of Greece to see Philippi . It is not easy to get to by public transport there is a bus every hour from Carvala which stops in the local village. there is a shop at the site selling books end...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The area was founded in 356BC and abandoned in the 14th century. It’s now UNESCO world heritage site. The first settlers were colonists from Thasos who were aware of the rich sources of precious metals, timber and agricultural products in the region in 360BC. IN...More

Thank LilyChak
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Walk along the Via Engnatia that famous Roman Military Road. Tread on enormous stones 6 inches thick scored by chariot wheels and wagons. Today a visit to Phillipi gives the traveller a real sense of history in the Ancient World. Phillipi was founded by Philip...More

Thank stephenparsons2017
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

With Kavala as our base, we drove to this nearby ancient site. Walking past the theatre and gazing at the various vestiges of historical changes that have occurred on this site, that is still being excavated and reconstructed, we eventually visited the small interesting museum....More

Thank 16R25D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Filippi is a great historical place to visit. Whether you are into exploring ancient places or not, I'm pretty sure you'll be charmed by the atmospehere of this amazing site. It's a long walk, so you better take some water with you. It's quite expensive...More

Thank PPeev
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The site is pretty big so you need to allow for at least a few hours to see everything. It's split into two sections divided by a road and the entrance ticket also includes the right to visit a museum at the top of a...More

Thank lzralx
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Simply take the bus from Kavala to this fantastic historical place. Bring your own water and sandwish and enjjoy the view while eating.

Thank Inger J
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This historical site is located in the North of Kavala. The city was founded by Philippi, father of Alexander the great. It's a nice place because its ruins help you have an idea of the development of the city of Philippi over the centuries. The...More

Thank lucoh99
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The place of the first church of St Paul in Europe - not so crowded as other sites in Greece and equally or even more interesting.

Thank bebeshor
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Entela K
5 October 2016|
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Response from DianaIK | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately , I have not a clue, because I was by car there. There should be a bus from Thessaloniki to Kavala and from there to the nearest settlement which is on the road Kavala-Drama. The distance from the settlement to... More
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romac2035
27 June 2016|
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Response from Sophie G | Reviewed this property |
Hello romac2035, I made my own way there. There are local buses taking you in Fillipi every hour. It's about 40 minutes getting there by bus. You can buy a ticket in the bus station (the bus station is called "ktel"). You... More
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Barbara G
2 July 2015|
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Response from Irini1910 |
usually most cruises offer a day trip to the site... Also there is a bus from Kavala to the Archaiological Site and Museum of Fillipoi and back ( be careful there is a village called Filippoi...is 4 kilometers away) almost... More
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