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“wooden bridge”(3 reviews)
“ancient city”(2 reviews)
“museum”(8 reviews)
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Near Philippi, excellent small museum, several byzantine churches with lovely mosaics, some roofed and therefore always available for viewing, a Hellenistic house, a gymnasium area, wooden bridge footings from classical period, extensive city walls...more
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Amfipoli, Greece
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Some of the reviews here are of Philippi and not Amphipolis. Philippi is quite a long distance away from Amphipolis. I eventually found the museum on the edge of the village. The museum was very ordinary until something happened that is rare for me -...More

1  Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The place is amazing. It is huge and every part of it is simply beautiful. It is worth seeing. The only issue was the service. Since we were only 7 people we could not get a guide and even if there was a larger number...More

Thank noneofthisreal
Reviewed 2 May 2018

You can look at all the pictures in all the books, but , until you’re there in person.....wow!! I strongly suggest a wide brim hat or an umbrella. The sun can be brutal. Well worth it, though.

Thank tpramis
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting site to visit. The amphitheater is really impressive and also the museum shows alot about ancient Philippi and the history there. Huge area with lots of ancient stones - exactly what you expect from Greece

Thank leolas03
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Amphipolis is quite an interesting archaeological site. The area is the site of an ancient city, famous for it contribution in ancient times. However what we see today, as in several other cases, are mostly ruins of the Roman period. Still, they are very worthwhile...More

1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Incredible ruins- especially the lion. However, the museum attendant would not allow us in the museum despite the fact it was signed as being open- it was just 13.30. But maybe this is just out of peak tourist season. Watch out for the signing as...More

Thank Amira M
Reviewed 17 November 2016

It was past mid-September and unfortunately we did not have a lot of time and so decided to get a bird's eye view of these ruins which we had not expected to be so spread out. We first ended up in the town and stopped...More

1  Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We weren't expecting anything as brilliant as this site. Fortunately we had a great guide, Angelika. She is an archaeologist and incredibly knowledgeable. She made the history come alive for the city in all its various stages beginning in the 7th century BCE. Also the...More

1  Thank Hi D
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

So much history!! Make sure to hire a guide to take you here. My favorite things were the theater - standing in the middle and hearing my normal voice project up to the (modern day) sound booth; Paul's jail cell as church tradition has passed...More

1  Thank DH S
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

After leaving the highway you can have a quick look at The Lion Monument just over the bridge.Then up to the town to see the museum.There are signs to the lion monument and the museum.Then you can see The Wooden Bridge and the other 3...More

Thank Steven R
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