Plovdivska Oblast Things to Do

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Plovdivska Oblast Things to Do

  • old plovdiv

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    The Old Town of Plovdiv is the main reason I wanted to visit this city. It’s an area full of cobbled streets that go up on a steep hill and we felt like we walked on an open air museum, it’s actually a city within the modern city. We started from Saborna street and then we got lost on the side streets, we had a small map but we didn’t really...

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  • amphitheatre

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    The Roman theatre, also known as the Amphitheatre, was built under the reign of emperor Trajan in the 2nd century. It holds around 7.000 seats in different sections named after the city sections with the names engraved on the benches to guide the citizens where to sit. The theatre was sadly damaged by Attila the Hun in the 5th century. It is used...

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  • bachkovo monastery

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    This is not a real tip for Plovdiv since Bachkovo is some 30km south of town but still close enough to be an easy excursion for half a day. The monastery was founded in 1083. It had its heyday during the Second Bulgarian Empire 1185 - 1396 but was ransacke

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  • ancient theatre - 2

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    Not much is known about the Roman Odeon more than it was built and extended in the 2nd to the 5th centuries and had a capacity of only 350-400 spectators. There are now some excavations going on.

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  • main street

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    Ulitsa Knyaz Aleksandr is the main pedestrian street of Plovdiv. It is always full of people going up and down, it is actually a street that people visit to check the upscale clothing stores, socializing, drinking coffee at the outdoor café etc In warmer months the street gets packed by young people that not only come to shop (the stores seem...

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  • monument of alyosha

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    Built in 1955-1956, this monument commemorates the liberation by the Soviet Army from the Nazis. In the beginning of the 90-s they thought about taking it off but later the Municipalityt decided that is emblematic for the city so they left it there.From this high point overlooking Plovdiv, you can get one of the best views of the city.

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  • jumaya jamia

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    The Dzumaya Mosque was originally built in the second half of the 14th century but was soon burnt down. In 1435 Murad II rebuilt it and named it Muradiye after himself. The mosque was rebuilt and reconstructed in 1784 under the re

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  • chifte banya

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    Chifte Banya is an old Turkish bath built in the 16th century. It is called "chifte", which means "couple" since it comprises two bath departments - one for men and one for women. It is worth noticing the beautiful masons work at the outside.

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  • central garden

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    This beautiful park is a great place to escape from the sometimes hectic life on the main shopping streets. It's located just off the Central Square and offers a lot of benches for rest. Inside the park you'll also find a lot of different sculptures and some (drinking) fountains. Beware of mosquitoes though!

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  • downtown

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    In Roman times the Forum was surrounded by shops and public buildings and was the centre of the town. It was built during the reign of emperor Vespasian around the turn of 1st and 2nd cen

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  • plovdiv international fair

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    The Plovdiv Fair is a modern centre for information and contacts.Its first exhibition was in 1892 It is the biggest fair in the Balkans. The International Fair - Plovdiv is the only fair organizing company in Bulgaria admitted as a member of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. The biggest international exhibition takes place in...

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  • monument of phillip

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    Philip II the Macedon conquested the Trakian City Evmolpia and gave it its name-Philippopolis (of course we're talking about Plovdiv). By the way Plovdiv has 7 different names in different epochs. The monument is a gift from Thessaloniki Embassy. In the beginning they put it at Djumaya square(where is taken the picture) but now it's removed at the...

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  • monument of reunion

    Plovdiv Things to Do

    It is 12m and was built in 1985.The Monument is symbol of the Reunion of Bulgaria on 1885.The bird's wings represents the unity of the two separeted parts of Bulgaria. It is located at the Union square together with the historical and archeological museums.

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