The Ancient Stadium at Djoumaya Square /II c./

On the square west of Djoumaya mosque the imposing relics of Philippopolis`s Ancient Stadium were discovered. Parts of them ware situated below street level. The dimensions of this great sports facility are length 1000 Roman steps, width – 250 Roman steps. The Ancient Stadium accommodated about 30 000 spectators and was one of the most significant architectural works in Philippopolis.

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