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The area is surrounded by a high fence, so it cannot be accessed, however it is fully visible from... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Daya101
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Tallinn, Estonia
Only one sign for information and people bring dogs inside.

The place wasn't allow people to go in, but local people bring dogs in to pee, this could be... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
RYHK2014
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The area is surrounded by a high fence, so it cannot be accessed, however it is fully visible from the elevated streets running on three sides, and of course it is free which is always a bonus. Hopefully money will be made available so that...More

Thank Daya101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly, you can't actually visit this attraction. It is fenced off, in the centre of the city. What is visible looks impressive, but it is surrounded by apartment blocks, with a rather conspicuous pipe running through the centre.

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

It's not very well reserved and it's covered under ground. It says it's from Byzantium but not too much information. It's not worth to visit

Thank Χάρης Δ
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The place wasn't allow people to go in, but local people bring dogs in to pee, this could be preserve better.

Thank RYHK2014
Reviewed 16 February 2018

While not the best preserved of Durrës Roman Remains, The Byzantine Forum (Macellum) is still worth your time for its importance in the development of the city from the Classical period to the Late Antiquity (and not least as its Free). While only a few...More

Thank TheMarshal84
Reviewed 29 October 2017

you can only look from the outside but still it was nice to visit. it is close to the mosque and the main square

1  Thank Liv B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The forum, which today is located in the center, surrounded by modern buildings, the only remains are the colonnades. You can take a look at it, not allowed to enter the site. Not so much to see, next to it there are the thermal baths,...More

2  Thank Оксана Б
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Old Roman ruins but not well preserved or highlighted and surrounded by city buildings . You cannot enter the site .

1  Thank holidayseeker
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

The forum it self might be interesting, but it's not accessible (you can just walk around it), it's surrounded of modern buildings, there are no explanations or information, nothing that can help tourists to understand it's story. It's such a pity, because after the amphitheatre...More

Thank Vittoria B
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Not easy to find and not in really good conditions still this place should be seen. It give a good idea of how big Durres was and how important as a port it was during its history. I wish they did a historical reconstitution of...More

Thank Mulholland-Dr
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