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All reviews the main pedestrian street street level northern part amazing piece of history d movie the heart of the city roman times coffee shop walking street century ad roman history old city ruins cinema gladiator races remains
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fact that this site has been restored and is protected and in plain view from the main shopping areas is just wonderful. Amazing history, fabulously displayed and free to enter! The 3D movie wasnt running as we were only three people and it needs...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bohodreamer
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Underneath today's Plovdiv is buried the ancient city...This is what you find throughout your excursions in the City itself....It most recently has been voted the Cultural City of Europe. The celebration is throughout this week...

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank NeilK964
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Built in the 2nd century AD, when the city was known as Trimontium, it is one of the best preserved roman monuments in the Balkans though most in still covered by the street and other buildings.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank thomasozbun
Reviewed 24 December 2018

It is a part of an anciant roman theater used for chariot races. You can see everything from above but also you must go inside. It is free of charge. Take a walk then sit on the stairs as the ancient romans once upon a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dimitar B
Reviewed 20 December 2018

A beautiful piece of hidden history which has remained hidden and is now well preserved and easily assessable to the public. The size and extent of the ruins hidden under the city have to been seen to believe and entry is free. This can be...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jamjo1
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

If you like history , you must visit. It has a special place into the history of Europe. And the government is taking care to restore it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TalrejaG2g
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Historical, lacked interaction so you end up just wandering around the stadium but is well preserved and in the centre of Plovdiv. Beautiful!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ElsBels4
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

A proper little Roman theatre breaking up the monotony of a typical modern city centre. Great atmosphere at night although most of the orchestra/arena has been subsumed by a restaurant. The sign specifically prohibiting smoking, hot and cold food, pets and firearms is most amusing!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank saxbend
Reviewed 14 October 2018

What I really like is how they merged the old city with the new city, old being there for all to enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A city with a stadium under the Main Street! Go below the street level, walk through the tunnel and sit on the seats. Plans to develop an underground walkway to view the excavations. Go to H&M to see them in the ladies section as you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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