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Plovdiv and Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sofia
"Plovdiv overviewOnce the wealthiest and most important city of the Thrace Valley today Plovdiv still offers its visitors a lot of incredible places and memories. Standing proudly on the banks of Maritsa river the town will amaze everybody with its beauty. With every step you make Ancient Phillipopolis and Revival Plovdiv are revealing in front of you different pages from their wonderful history. The location of the city is also not accidental. Chosen by the founders of Plovdiv – the Thracians the region is proud with the fantastic wine produced here for centuries. For this reason V travel (Licensed Touroperator) offers you an exclusive tour you will not find in any other travel agency. Feel the spirit of Plovdiv and taste Thracia unique where even the North Korean leader Kim Sen Ir had been. Founded in 1891 the wine cellar today keeps the secrets of all the important communist leaders
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Plovdiv Bachkovo Monastery and Assens Fortress Day Trip from Sofia
"In Plovdiv’s Old Town you will find houses from the Revival period ancient churches and Roman ruins among which the most impressive is the amphitheater. The art galleries the small antique shops and cosy restaurants complement perfectly the artistic atmosphere of its cobblestone streets.Bachkovo Monastery is the second largest monastery in Bulgaria famous for its 17th c. wall paintings while the unique two-storey church in Assens Fortress was built in 13th c.""""Only one day will make it possible to visit three of the most important landmarks in Bulgaria – the Old Town of Plovdiv (1
From EUR68.00
 
Tour of Plovdiv with Traditional Lunch Day Trip from Sofia
"Plovdiv the second biggest city of Bulgaria is considered to be one of the oldest settlements of Europe with more than 7000 years of history. Plovdiv is situated on the crossroads between the West and the East amid the fertile plain of Thrace where history and modernity go hand in hand whereas since the ancient times until today culture and art thrive within a vivid medley of shapes
From EUR34.00

More Local Customs in Plovdiv

International Chamber Music Festival

I This is the oldest and only in its kind chamber music festival. It takes place since 1966, in the yard of the Ethnographic Museum in the Old Town. A proof for the international recognition of that...
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mirchica
Jun 25, 2008

Jazz Festival-Plovdiv Jazz Nights

The event is held for the first time in 2004. The idea is presenting leading jazz performers and creators from all over Bulgaria. There is also foreign participation.The concerts are on the summer...
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mirchica
Jun 25, 2008

The Day of Plovdiv-6.IX

6-th of September is a National Official Celebration and The day of Plovdiv.The Russo-Turkish war set Bulgaria free from rule by the Ottoman Empire in 1878, but it included only a small part of the...
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mirchica
Jun 25, 2008

Kukeri

Kukeri is a traditional Bulgarian ritual to scare away evil spirits, as well as the costumed man performing the ritual. The costumes cover most of the body and includes decorated wooden masks of...
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mirchica
Jun 12, 2008

Calender of events

Plovdiv organizes the Cultural Month Festival (may to july). In this period the Verdi Festival and the International Festival of Chamber Music are held in respectively early june and middle of june....
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ger4444
May 12, 2008

boy sure wish they would have...

boy sure wish they would have let us use a flash. or i would of had 8oo speed flim. went to dinner. there was a crowd. the waiter said they were there for a program. i thought it was going to be some...
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delcity
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Top Things to Do in Plovdiv

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old plovdiv

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...
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amphitheatre

The Roman ruins in Plovdiv were the first I saw in my life in far 1984. The Ancient theatre (Antichen teatur) is probably the best-known monument from antiquity in Bulgaria. It was built in the...
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bachkovo monastery

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...
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ancient theatre - 2

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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monument of alyosha

We visited the Monument with the group of students to put flowers for the Soviet heroes who liberated Plovdiv from fascists troops. Alyosha (an affectionate diminutive of Aleksey) is an 11-metre...
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main street

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,...
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"My home city - European Cultural Capital for 2019"
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"City on the seven hills"
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"Bulgaria's Second City..."
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"Philippopolis"
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"Old Town"
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