Plovdiv Off The Beaten Path

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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Plovdiv

  • 1. hissarya resort

    You can find many spa’s in the surroundings of Plovdiv and Hissarya is the most famous spa town. It has 22 mineral springs. There are also ruins of a Roman fortress, the second largest Roman...

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  • 2. bachkovo monastery

    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...

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  • 3. the rhodopes

    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...

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  • 4. assen's fortress

    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...

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  • 5. plovdiv international fair

    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...

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  • 6. monument of alyosha

    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...

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  • 7. Bulgaria's National Aviation Museum

    Bulgaria's only Aviation Museum is located out by Plovdiv Airport near the village of Krumovo. For those interested in aviation this makes for an excellent day...

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  • 8. Sahat tepe

    Sahat tepe is one of the six left hills in Plovdiv. It means from Turkish the Clock hill because of the clock tower.The tower is one of the oldest in the...

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  • 9. Take A Trip To Levski's Birthplace - Karlovo

    For those interested in Bulgarian history the mountain town of Karlovo is well worth a visit.This is the birthplace of Bulgaria's most celebrated revolutionary...

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  • 10. Monument of the Reunion

    Monument celebrating 1885, as Bulgaria was Reunited. After the liberation of the Turks at the Berlin treaty Bulgaria was divided into 2 parts, whith Plovdiv as...

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  • 11. Knyaz Aleksander street

    The main street, Aleksandrovska Street, links the Trimontium Princess Hotel to the Roman stadium. It is a is traffic-free street is and paved in full length....

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  • 12. The Sports Center

    The sport center for water sports is almost 4 miles long and has hosted many international competitions in rowing and kayak. It is near the Plovdiv Zoo and it...

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  • 13. Maritza River

    That greenish stretch on the photo is the Maritsa river that also flows through Plovdiv. It's Bulgaria biggest river but this particular summer (1994) it was...

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  • 14. Rowing Canal

    The rowing canal is was built to host the World Championships some time ago, these days it's very popular for fishing. Besides that it's also makes up for a...

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  • 15. Phillipo of Macedon Monument

    A wonderful statue for the father of Aleaxnder the Great, who in the 5 th century before Christ, conquered the city.

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  • 16. Thrakart Center

    The Cultural Center Thrakart has extensive Roman floor mosaics and numerous artefacts from Roman times. Sometimes concerts are taking place at the small stage.

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  • 17. Public Garden

    A popular place for recreation of the citizens is the City Garden which is designed by the court gardener of Napoleon III. Next to it you find the Luki cinema...

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