The rocky plateau which rises 50 m up is an unusual and beautiful place,near the village of Sini Vruh 30 km in Plovdiv region. The plateau is strange and majestic because of its remarkable terraced... more
Assens's Fortress (Assenova Krepost) dates back to the 11-12 cc AD. It was built during the reign of Tsar Ivan Assen II, one of the greatest Bulgarian kings (Second Bulgarian kingdom).
There are just... more
Backlovo is a small village 30km south of Plovdiv that we easily reached by mini-bus in 40 minutes (Rodopi bus station is at the back side of the train station). With a ticket that costs 4leva (about... more
In the 1930’s the Chamber of Trade and Industry organized a fair, that in 1934 became an annual fair and in 1935 a national fair. In 1936 it became an international fair as it became a member of the... more
At Bunardjika, the hill of the Liberators) you can climb a path that goes to the top of the hill, through a relax park. At the top of the hill there is a statue of a Russian soldier, Alyosha, who... more
Plovdiv keeps so much ancient spirit.This is the cultural capital of Bulgaria.You can sea buildings from 19th century and remains from Roman times,even a theater which is still working.
Even though I arrived on a cold, damp, dark November evening and only had one full day here (during most of which it snowed) Plovdiv did impress me.
As the train pulled into the station the train......
Plovdiv is located on the banks of Maritsa river, about 152km SE of Sofia.
Plovdiv is the second biggest city in Bulgaria after Sofia with 340,000 inhabitants. We visited the city in late February, it...