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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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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