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The Archaeological Museum of Philippi

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St. Paul the Apostle was Here

This is the place where St. Paul was apparently imprisoned and Octavian and Antony fought Brutus... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Kim M
Walnut Creek, California
Interesting Museum and Archeological Site

Very interesting museum and archeological site. An amphitheater, forum three Basilica ruins, and a... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 12 November 2018

This is the place where St. Paul was apparently imprisoned and Octavian and Antony fought Brutus and Cassius's forces. We went during a rain storm, which cleared up just long enough for us to explore the Classical-Byzantine-Roman ruins and museum. We even walked up to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Very interesting museum and archeological site. An amphitheater, forum three Basilica ruins, and a jail from the time of the apostle Paul. Quite moving. Two hours should be plenty of time for this area, unless you are a real buff.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

We walked by the Amphitheater, through the museum then, out to the city of Philippi. It's seems surreal when you look at how compact the city was and yet the size of its gates, & how the city was laid out. Wow, these were smart...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank theschulzefam
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I first visited this museum in 2000 but some time later it closed and didn't reopen unl a few years ago. It is well worth a visit if you want a better understanding of Philippi. If you like history and museums then the archeological museum...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Excellent exhibition of ancient artefacts found in the archaeological site. Very nicely presented objects withоut being too much. Polite and helpful staff.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

A World heritage site. Thassian, Macedonian, Roman and early Christian history all on one impressive and easily accessible site. We spent five and a half hours on site which included a hike up to the Acropolis which is a medium level walk. The actual remains...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We drove on a sunny day here and we were not disappointed, despite getting lost a couple of times. The archaeological site is large, with many rocks lying around, and a few columns still standing, reminders of a great past. One of the jewels of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I went to phillipi-kavala in Greece with some friends and it was awesome. It's my second time there, that's how good this place is. Stayed at a small hotel that had the Aegean sea in back of it, Wow it was amazing. Visited the ruins...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I and a group of friends including our co-rectors of St. Paul's Episcopal Church from Lynchburg, VA visited here on Saturday Sept 3. What a spectacular place. It is unbelievable how much of the site has been excavated but also how much...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank ChamL
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Philipoi have a great history visiting the museum helps to understand that. I checked the museum first and then walked on the ruins which aided to connect the dots. The ruins do not have many signs and the museum provides only a small leaflet. But...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Lefteris S
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