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Address: Durres, Albania
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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 27 November 2016
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Springfield, Illinois
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Durres, Albania
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a spectacular place. Does not matter what the weather is like; no visitor should miss it. Very impressive.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Unfortunately we were able to get a bird's eye view of the exposed part of the amphitheatre from the point of arrival and it looked like another very nice site to explore. However on further investigation we were unable to explore it fully because the steps without banisters and the uneven and moist underground passages without means of holding onto... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

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 29 November 2016 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 27 November 2016

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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Thank Clevlander
Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

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 9 November 2016 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 3 November 2016

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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minnesota
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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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