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Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv

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See a variety of archaeological relics from the Thracian, Roman, and medieval eras at Plovdiv Old Town, one of the oldest European towns. The history of the City of the Seven Hills spans 6,000 years. Visit one of many ruins preserved from antiquity, such as the Roman theater, odeon, stadium, and the archaeological complex Eirene. Bulgarian master builders erected the National Revival town of Plovdiv--or the Old Town--in the 19th century. Walk down the steep cobbled lanes alongside houses with large bay windows and slender columns, latticed eaves, oak gates, green yards, and marble fountains. Other notable sights include art galleries, churches, and a street of folk arts and crafts. Plan your visit to Plovdiv Old Town and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Plovdiv day trip app.
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  • We visited Plovdiv well over 10 years ago and visited again last weekend. The old town is still great to walk around with the cobbled streets and lovely old trading houses to walk around.  more »
  • We only visited Bulgaria as a means to get to the UK during covid times and I'm glad we did. 4 days in the outskirts of Sofia were interesting, although we had a boutique apartment the outskirts of...  more »
  • One of the nicest places I have been to in Bulgaria, you walk in the past around your nice architecture and don't forget to check out the insides of these beautiful houses.  more »

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