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Amphitheatre of Serdica

ul.Budapeshta 2 | at the Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Stumbled across it pretty much. Service is on the metro so easy to get too. All set below the town... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David P
Interesting and nicely put forth

It's a pleasant open-air museum near the subway station. Access is free and it's interesting. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emira T
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Tunis, Tunisia
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ul.Budapeshta 2 | at the Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stumbled across it pretty much. Service is on the metro so easy to get too. All set below the town i.e. subterranean.

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a pleasant open-air museum near the subway station. Access is free and it's interesting. The whole site is well presented. Explanations are provided in English so you can understand what the stones represent.

Thank Emira T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to walk through quickly as they are just outside the metro. Free entrance and easily accessible.

Thank M C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roman ruins – unsympathetically restored and lacking in information. You’ll have no idea what you’re looking at and really there’s no excuse for that. A few panels of text, the odd illustration, some historical content… it’s the least to expect. Instead we’re presented with some...More

Thank AKC60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These extensive roman ruins in the centre of Sofia are presented imaginatively in that they are covered with a clear roof which projects a few feet abve the road so you can seee in from the road . But there is much more to be...More

Thank Jude5353
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These ruins are worth looking at.....but the best thing is that just inside the underground station next door is the tourist office!!!!

Thank maj h
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Impressing antic Roman Theatre in the center of Sofia. It was found when they were constructing the Subway station.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Among the biggest amphitheatres in the eastern part of the Roman empire. During the Ottoman period, the stones were used to build new houses. The ruins were accidentally discovered in 2004 during the construction of the Arena di Serdica Residence Hotel. Other parts of the...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Nice reminder of the past and found when they was exvecating for the new metro lines well worth passing to see

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The remains of the amphitheatre were discovered during construction of the Sofia metro, and they have been carefully preserved. Whilst I think it is admirable that this has been done, it doesn't make for a very remarkable site as it just a few low walls....More

Thank Raymond W
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