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Address: Durres, Albania
Phone Number: +355 52 261 435
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Wish the City Preserved it better

The amphitheater is a wonderful structure in the middle of the City which is not well preserved and wished the local government did something to preserve it better. Worth visiting... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Clevlander
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Springfield, Illinois
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Perth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It costs 400 leke, so not expensive. There is nothing to note other than the scale, which was capable of holding at least 15000 people. Don't rush to go.

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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

its ok but its also ok to miss it..or see it only from the hill outside. okidoki-bettwr look at the nice restaurant with the restaurnt garden on the top of the old tower,great view over parts of the. city.

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The amphitheater is a wonderful structure in the middle of the City which is not well preserved and wished the local government did something to preserve it better. Worth visiting in town. There are local guides that will give an explanation on site.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The amphitheatre is beautiful, the romans ruins are very often wonders. But, I feel this very weird to pay the entrance while you can see the whole thing from all around for free...?

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Tirana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Durres has many archeologic attractions and the amphitheater is one of this. It is well preserved and tourists would love it. It is located near the center of the town.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The amphitheatre itself is not particularly spectacular compared to others we have visited. However, go down to the galleries below which are much more interesting. In particular check out the remains of the Byzantine chapel which has 6th century frescoes of angels and archangels. These are the only wall mosaics found in Albania.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The town of Durres really encroaches on this roman ruin, to the point that I'm surprised there's anything left. Thankfully, there is, and while it's nothing like many of the roman amphitheatres I've had the pleasure to visit, it is still worth a visit. You're free to walk around, after paying the small fee, and it is definitely something you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

One of the mos beautiful places you can visit in Durres and one of the most attractive places for tourists. A must see in this city!

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We walked from Cruise Ship up the hill, and found this wee gem. It's not easy to find, we got there purely by chance, so best to research directions. For 3 Euros, it's fantastic value., though debris and rubbish lying around are unnecessary, no excuses here I'm afraid ! We waited until our fellow cruisers left (on an expensive escorted... More 

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South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

not worth the visit or the entrance fee. You can see all there is to see from the outside. We went in for a look in any case. Trouble is ther eis nothing else to see once you are inside.

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