Durres Amphitheatre, Durres

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Stop by one of the largest Roman amphitheaters in the Balkans at Durres Amphitheatre. The amphitheater is located in the center of the city, which makes it easily accessible during a city walking tour. The site was built during Emperor Trajan's rule and its well-preserved remains, including a chapel mosaic, are open to the public along with a museum. The mosaic is located inside alcoves, but some of these are under structural risk due to the development on top of the amphitheater, so use caution when you are touring the area. There is a small fee for entering and remember to ask the reception desk for information in English. Plan your Durres Amphitheatre visit and explore what else you can see and do in Durres using our Durres planner .
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  • The amphitheater it is the main reason why I visited Durres, and it really worth it. I visited Durres in September, and the weather was just perfect. We stayed at Vila Verde Beach Hotel for 3 nights a...  more »
  • Obligatory highlight during your stay in durres. Super monument. Prices very affordable. A big plus with you can enter anywhere ☺ ️
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  • Durres is a city born and developed on the foundations of the ancient Roman city. A place where history has been lost under the layer of the contemporary city. What about great amazement the archaeological museum, the amphitheatre and the remaining portions of the Roman city. Sorry for the barrier built on the sea front which hides the historic city. What can I say. You could develop better: "the cripples too."
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  • Great bit of history - check out the tunnels! 400Leke to enter though. Wouldn't bother unless really interested in this kind of thing. Better view from the outside
  • I must admit, that I was more than a bit disappointed when I saw this peace of history surrounded by houses in quite "bare bone" state. The city has eaten a jewel.
  • Great place can walk in side the building . See the old cells ect the gate way chariots came in . And for price of entry you get a free ticket to the museum further up the road .
  • Roman amphitheater with potential but nothing is being done to maintain it or making the most out of it.
  • Great history. Nice people

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