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The Archaeological Museum of Philippi

Krinides 64003, Greece
+30 251 051 6251
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Open at last!

I first visited this museum in 2000 but some time later it closed and didn't reopen unl a few years... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
trelawney2017
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Great museum

Excellent exhibition of ancient artefacts found in the archaeological site. Very nicely presented... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Mariya K
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Krinides 64003, Greece
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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

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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.

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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

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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

1  Thank Dimitris L
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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

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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

2  Thank ChamL
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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

1  Thank Lefteris S
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

One of the biggest archeological sites I ever saw. No partial remains here and there but the ruins of a real life big city, theatre and everything. Great museum and site in general. Special off course because it was founded by king PhilipII, the father...More

Thank Stinders P
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

On a recent pilgrimage to the Steps of Saint Paul, our group had a chance to view the Archaeological Museum of Philippi. The grandeur of the past as seen in the ruins is just breathtaking! The magnificent structures were well preserved and visitors are awed...More

1  Thank AMC286
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Reviewed 26 December 2015

Specially since know some history here Roman Christian influence made it special Besides that this is a great site & we have seen many covers a large area saw prison where Paul was most likely held as well as amazing structures which some are as...More

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