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Philippi (Philippoi)

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Philippi (Philippoi)

About 30 kilometers from Kavala, Drama direction, lies the remains of the ancient city of Philippi. This city was founded by settlers from the island of Thasos, who when threatened by the Thracians, sought help from Philip II of Macedon, who fortified it giving it its name. It has theatre which is in fairly good conditions and the bathrooms are also in good condition. The theater is in fairly good condition, as are the bathrooms, and the fore as well as part of the agora. We can also see the remains of several Byzantine churches, some are majestic, like the call Basilica B, which was built in the sixth century.

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