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Durres Amphitheatre

| Rruga Kalase, Durres, Albania
+355 52 261 435
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| Rruga Kalase, Durres, Albania
+355 52 261 435
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The amphitheatre itself is quite impressive, but it's sad to see that people actually constructed houses INSIDE of the amphtitheater... no rules during those days of construction now means the site is not fully intact anymore

1  Thank pauweldesmedt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it looks very weathered but we heard that when the area was colonized by the Osmans, the whole placed was covered up and covered by buildings. now thy uncovered the amphitheater but there are buildings all around... still it was nice to visit

1  Thank Liv B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a lot to see or do. Beaches were not as nice as in online photos.albania is very mountainous. More if a place just say you've been

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of MUST when visiting albanian Durres. Not in the best preserved conditions, but nice to visit. Still a lot of excavations to do.

1  Thank nevenjerkovic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Roman arches - piles of rocks - modern housing sits atop. The Durres Amphitheatre is well worth checking out.

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greek and Roman ruins are spread throughout this area of the world. This is the biggest amphitheater in the area, and is notable for that. But it is most unexcavated. A few signs are posted around the site and can be read after paying the...More

Thank Sean K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The amphitheater is right behind the main street leading to the sea. Nearby are the remains of the medieval city wall. It is worth a quick walk around.

1  Thank Progenitor
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Very old and cute city ,nice food and good restaurants ,you can walk on Vollga is board walking on the beach with restaurants .,

Thank Leo N
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The amphitheatre is located in the city center, next to the mosque. At first is difficult to find it as there are no signs or info about which way to go. The entrance fee is about 3 euro (400 Lek). Not so many people here,...More

2  Thank Оксана Б
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The amphitheatre was at one time a very impressive one with space for over 15,000. Unfortunately much has been destroyed by an earthquake and with limited funding to excavate there is still much uncovered. Whilst it is a worthwhile visit most can be seen from...More

Thank davebude
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