The last weekend of September annually (European Heritage Days)
Reduced admission for:
Escorting parents on educational visits of primary schools.
Escorting teachers during educational visits of schools and institutions of primary, secondary and tertiary education and of military schools.
Holders of a free pass
Free admission for:
Greek citizens and citizens of other Member - States of the European Union who are over 65 years old, upon presentation of their ID card or passport for verification of their age and country of origin.
Members of Societies and Associations of Friends of Museums and Archaeological Sites, upon presentation of their certified membership card.
Members of the ICOM-ICOMOS, upon presentation of their membership card
Official guests of the Greek State, after approval from the General Directorate of Antiquities and Cultural Heritage.
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes, Military Schools or equivalent Schools of EU member states, as well as Schools of Guides, upon presentation of their student identity card
Students of University - Higher Education Institutes, Technological Educational Institutes or equivalent Schools of countries from outside the European Union, upon presentation of their student ID cards
The employees of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports and the Archaeological Receipts Fund, upon presentation of their service ID card.
Young people, up to the age of 18, upon presentation of their Identity Card or passport for age confirmation.
Winter: Monday to Sunday 08:00-15:00
Summer: Monday to Sunday 08:00-20:00
from 1st of April
25 March: closed
Good Friday: 12:00-15:00
Holy Saturday: 08:00-15:00
It lies next to the Municipal Department of Krinides, 15 km from Kavala and 21 km from Drama. The visitors can reach the site by bus (KTEL) or car. 31 km east of Kavala lies the airport.
The Museum Shop of the Archaeological Resources Fund Receipts is near the parking and the cafeteria of the archaeological site. In addition, there are cards, slides, and some publications of the Archaeological Resources Fund Receipts in the ticket stands of the two entrances of the archaeological site.
Collart P., Philippes Ville de Macedoine depuis ses origines jusqu'a la fin de l'epoque romaine, Paris 1937
Lemerle P., Philippes et la Macedoine Orientale a l'epoque chretienne et byzantine, Παρίσι 1945
Πελεκανίδης Στ., "Ανασκαφή Οκταγώνου Φιλίππων", (ετήσιες εκθέσεις στα ΠΑΕ από το 1958 ως το 1979)., ΠΑΕ 1958-1979