Plovdiv Roman Theatre, Plovdiv

4.5
#1 of 13 in Historic Sites in Plovdiv
Imagine the actors of the Roman era uttering verses from ancient tragedies at Plovdiv Roman Theatre. Built in the beginning of the second century CE, this is one of the best-preserved antique theaters in the world. Sit on marble seats with a view of a two-story construction called a skene--the actors' dressing room. Look for the excavated inscriptions and statues on the stage, which were incorporated into the building's architecture after its reconstruction. Today, the theater serves the city's contemporary cultural life and seats about 500 people. Stop at the entrance for informational materials. Request a guided tour, if you'd like one, before your visit. Plan your Plovdiv Roman Theatre visit and explore what else you can see and do in Plovdiv using our Plovdiv road trip planner.
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  • The theater is well taken care of and from there there are stunning views of the city. It is worth to visit and take some time in this treasure of history.
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  • It is a Roman theater in the middle of the city of Plovdiv. The storage was very good, and the back of the chair remained. The entrance is on the top of the theater, so you need to climb up the hill. There were a lot of people who took pictures from outside without entering the theater because the entrance was visible. The stairs of the seat are quite steep inside, and it is unreasonable level if it is not a comfortable walking shoes. It may be hard for the elderly to get down a little. It is an active theater that the outdoor theater might be held here even now.
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