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Plovdiv Roman Theatre

Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“roman theatre” (71 reviews)
“old town” (71 reviews)
“century ad” (7 reviews)
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Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have toured Europe extensively and are avid student of the Roman sites. When you visit this Theatre, you will see a first-rate example of the abilities - and aesthetic sense - of the Engineers that are responsible. The seats look down upon the well...More

Thank carolynrobert
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruins of the old Roman Theatre are in such great shape today that they actually still use them for musical performances.

Thank Sam L
Reviewed 1 week ago

So well preserved that it is used very often for concerts.Better than the Roman Theatres in Alexandria and Caesaria.Our guide "Chimy"filled us with many historical facts.It is,however,a rather steep climb up.

Thank marianne333607
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A metal concert with classical orchestra-amazing! Get seats in front or the podium - the sound is bad on the sides

Thank Rada P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On the Top of the hill offers good view to the city of Plovdiv. As long as you visit old city you must ceratinly visit it. It is a bautiful and symmetrical theatre

Thank Pantelis_Rhodes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wandering around Plovdiv is a remarkable experience, the stadium and this theatre were exceptional! I think Quimmy said it best when she recommended coming thru here at night to see it all lit up, but it helped me to see it in the daylight hours...More

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The theatre is still in use and it is worth seeing a concert here. It is amazing that it is so intact in the center of the city. It was not crowded, no lines to get in, it was awesome, as was all the Roman...More

Thank cmbreuer2016
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A beautiful site to see... I would recommend going at night too as you see it all lit up. If you go on the free Plovdiv tour you will find out how this roman theatre was first found.. very interesting

Thank quimmy_v
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Our visit to the Roman Theatre was very interesting. One could easily imagine being transported two centuries back in time to see and listen to a production here. After visiting the Roman Theatre, take a drive on the highway that passes below and look up...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 30 October 2017

There are few better Roman Amphiteatres in the world, so take the opportunity if you are here to have a wander, and imagine what this nut have been like in its heyday. It is high up with little cover, so when we went in August...More

Thank Kathy T
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Response from Nevena H | Reviewed this property |
I haven't seen a ramp for wheelchairs and in general the access to the place to start with will be very tricky - the old town is mostly laid with cobble stones and on foot it can be tricky, let alone with a helping vehicle... More
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