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 arrived by bus and walked to the old town. All the sights are in walking distance. You should wear good shoes to make the hike up the hill for a stunning view of the city. The roads can be very sli...  more »
  • If you want to know more about Bulgaria and Bulgarian culture Plovdiv's old town is a must visit for you!  more »
  • We did a day trip to Plovdiv today. I loved the richness of the old city - from the old buildings/churches/mosque, the Roman ruins etc. Walking up and down the cobbled street on a rainy day made me gr...  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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  • Very nice very authentic old historic buildings
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  • Pleasant atmosphere
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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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