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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  • There is a lot to see and it's a nice hiking trip that are good to do is even though you go up. In the district are quaint shops and gallerie's
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  • We walked for a long time with the giida who introduced us to the city very well, houses, style and history. Truly remarkable. Worth coming directly from Italy to this town to see Bulgaria
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  • Hello everyone! Plovdiv is the oldest populated city in Europe that I have ever visited, with a history of 8000-9000 years! This place immediately takes you to another atmosphere filled with an ancien...  more »
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  • Beautiful Russian lord style.
  • In less than 6 months I had two weddings, the organization is excellent, full of professionals.
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  • I visited the complex on the occasion of the wedding of my friends. Fairly neglected atmosphere in the restaurant. A nice garden. Unkind waiters. I definitely recommend the guests of Plovdiv.
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  • Very nice very authentic old historic buildings
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  • Hi I would like to share with you our experiences which we did at our wedding in old town Residence in the old town of Plovdiv (Abosede Restaurant first (Petr 1)). I want to complain about the treatment we received by customers and to give an assessment of the restornta and the hotel part of the complex. The services of servitiorite at the time of the wedding was not the most polite. Especially his arrogance and rude nâkk is the Manager of the restaurant was showing (not the owner). The high prices of the restaurant seem to be based only on the location in the old town, and not the obslužvnae politely. On the hotel, the rooms were well decorated and clean. But their prices it would be outrageous if you don't. After the wedding the next day the owner send the maid to check the rooms before we and our guests are packed if I broke something. For the transfer of the keys had no goddamn formal politeness. There was no nikkvo coverage of the claims of the restaurant for more than others. If we could turn back time, and never to think about celebrating whatever it is out there. So our estimate of the location for the wedding party there is negative. Mobility and accessibility are another big flaw in the old city, where the forbidden entry. The disadvantages associated with it, that every entry should explain to the guards, where are you going, taxis do not want to be picked up in kaldarma in the old town or if you come with your own car feeling that will fall apart in a bad way. The romance of the old city can turn into a nightmare for the movement.
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