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The Greek Agora and Roman Forum

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Roman Forum in fine condition, but seems as it's poorly supervised and cared about. Not a lot to see, it's a small and unremarkable place which you can visit for something like 1 or 2 EUR. Small museum underneath won't present you with anything you...More

Thank None N
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend you check the timetables before you go. I tried 2 times! Once you enter you can go ''underground'' and explore the roman remnants.

Thank valebrooking
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well conserved and peaceful area. It’s evocative of the ancient period. Built 2nd Century on top of previous agora there are ruins which look like part of an amphitheatre around an open area with columns and underground areas.wide expanse in the middle of a bustling...More

Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Strangely enough the street signs indicate it as the "Roman Agora". In Latin it is called a forum, in ancient Greek an Agora - but the concept is the same. Here is where everything public (elections, electoral speeches, public addresses, trials, ...) took place. Of...More

Thank lilliputz
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This site made my entire trip. Coming from a country where archeological findings/sites aren't much more that a few plates, cups or cutlery this place fulfilled all my desires and really let me envision the 2000+ years of history! The site is easily accessible and...More

Thank Fathi_Huss
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A trip to remember if you visit Tessaloniki- situated in the heart of the city close to important landmarks of the city such as the church of Agios Dimitrios and the central Aristotelous Square-you definitely need a guide to explain the history of the place...More

Thank ktpkektf
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Thessaloniki is full of archaeological sites, aside from Rome I've never seen so many ancient ruins and buildings melded seamlessly into a modern city. My hotel overlooked the agora so it was great to have a view of this fantastic site.

Thank joebobs1
Reviewed 20 August 2017

It all depends on your interests and past. If you love Agoras and Forums from ancient times -- you will love this one... If you have seen one too many of them -- e.g. during visits to (ancient ;-) Italy... this is just one more...More

Thank MarcinDrP
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The roman forum (or agora in Greek) was the center of the life of the ancient thessaloniki, it was almost lost in the last years and only in the last 50th years (thanks also to the EU contribution) the archeologists were able to give this...More

Thank PaoloLong
Reviewed 2 August 2017

although in an excellent state of preservation, it seems curiously dull. The presentation, below street level at top of Aristotle Sq means that it seems rather unimportant and not much is done really to make it seem more significant

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