Philippi Tourism

Philippi (/fɪˈlɪpaɪ, ˈfɪləˌpaɪ/; Greek: Φίλιπποι, Philippoi) was a city in eastern Macedonia, in the Edonis region. Its original name was Crenides (Greek: Κρηνῖδες, Krenides "Fountains") after its establishment by Thasian colonists in 360/359 BC. The city was renamed by Philip II of Macedon in 356 BC and abandoned in the 14th century after the Ottoman conquest. The present municipality, Filippoi, is located near the ruins of the ancient city and is part of the region of East Macedonia and Thrace in Kavalla, Greece. It was made a World Heritage Site in 2016.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Philippi in Greece. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Philippi like a local. After your splendid visit to Philippi, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Thessaloniki. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Thessaloniki for its bountiful attractions like The White Tower, The Archaeological Museum, Ano Poli on your trip to Philippi. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Yes,it is that simple really! Enjoy your trip! Keep travelling!

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