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Plovdiv Old Town

Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Bulgaria's "second city", Plovdiv has 19th century houses and Roman ruins, including a Roman amphitheater in use today.
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“antique shops” (13 reviews)
Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed yesterday

The Old Town in Plovdiv is a magical place, with ancient atmosphere. On each and every step there is a museum, old house and super cute small restaurants to habe a brake. I jist love it!!!! ❤️❤️❤️

Thank Hristina H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very nice place. You can turn back 100 years, when the old aristocracy were walking in the same place.

Thank Georgi171
Reviewed 3 days ago

If its your first time as it was ours then get a guided tour. I can highly recommend 365 Free tours.

Thank DT2121
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Awesome place to walk around and feel the spirit of Bulgaria. This place is full of history, the cobblestone streets and the homes from the time of Bulgarian Revival take you back in time and make you feel alive!

Thank Tanya K
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a 'Must See' when in Plovdiv. So much to see and do, Historic sites, roman theatre, many churches, restaurants, etc. A few 'touts' will volunteer their services as a Tour Guide, You do not need them, everything is signposted and is a pleasant...More

Thank richardmoore55
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is worth strolling through the old town, walking the streets and above all seeing the National Revival houses. We saw almost all (the ones that were open) and we liked it very much.

Thank MEAFaro
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying in Sofia but decided to visit Plovdiv as a more sedate day trip. Everything about this place is great lovely places to stop for eating and drinking. Me and my partner enjoyed a mooch in the antique shops and there is a...More

Thank Siân R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do in Bulgaria Very well preserved Concerts and recitals Take the free tour of Plovdiv to visit Never dig in your backyard :)

Thank GabyUMexico City
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place where you have the feeling time has stopped. I liked the small narrow streets and beautiful old houses.

Thank Petia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The old town of Plovdiv is very attractive, with a picturesque mosque and a very well persevered Roman Theatre, plus some well preserved and interesting historic houses. It's a relaxed, pleasant place to visit. The town is set around seven hills, and you should get...More

Thank FearfulFlyer2
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Planning a trip to plovdiv. Can you tell me about getting a taxi from the airport to the kapana Area. Hotel has quoted a ridiculous price. Would appreciate any advice or
30 November 2016|
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Response from Ayesha K | Reviewed this property |
If traveling from Sofia to Plovdiv, you will save 50% if you order a cab from Plovdiv to come and pick you up. It cost 120 leva. If you take a Sofia cab to Plovdiv it is 200 leva. I just did this a couple weeks ago. The... More
carmen m
Hi, I intend to visit Plovdiv last day of December. Are the restaurants & souvenors shops open please. Is it a good idea to visit this place? Thanks in advance
19 March 2016|
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Response from Aleksandar M | Reviewed this property |
It is a great idea to visit Plovdiv. The souvenir shop probably will not work, or will work till lunch. About the restaurant: almost all of the places are having a new years night working time and they work mostly till... More