Ancient Stadium of Philippopolis


Address: Plovdiv, Hristo G. Danov Str.




The Stadium of Philippopolis was built in the beginning of 2nd century AD during the reign Emperor Hadrian. It is situated in the Northern part of the fortified city surrounded by defence walls, in the natural terrain between Taksim Tepe and Sahat Tepe.
The facility, approximately 240 meters long and 50 meters wide, could seat up to 30 000 spectators.
It was pronounced a national cultural value in 1995.


 

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