Amphitheatre of Durrës

Amphitheatre of Durrës

Amphitheatre of Durrës is a Roman amphitheater located in the center of the city of Durrës, Albania. It was built in the beginning of the 2nd century AD by emperor Trajan and considered to be the largest amphitheater ever built in the Balkan Peninsula, with a capacity of 20,000 people.

Site Information

Country: Albania

District: Durrës County

Category: Historic Cities and Regions

Site History: 2nd Century AD

Oldest Culture: Roman

Later Cultures: Roman

Site Features: Roman Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: Amphitheatre of Durrës

Date of Submission: 1996

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