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Bulgaria's "second city", Plovdiv has 19th century houses and Roman ruins, including a Roman amphitheater in use today.
Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 days ago

When walking through old town streets, take breaks at buildings that are there. I like how every street name and house has a tablet with an explanation who / what that is. Also in English, so huge +. Also many houses in old time are...More

Thank AndrejaKo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cobbled roads throughout. A bit of an incline too. Go into the old houses especially House of Stepan hindliyan. It’s beautiful. Walk up to Nebet Hill to see views of the city below and the fortress walls. Potter through the back streets. Visit the ancient...More

Thank zazu2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 ancient history that feels at every moment Pleasant and responsive people, a rich...More

Thank xmios
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can see the ancient city over there and feel the old times there isn’t any activities over there but it’s good to see that you can exactly feel the old times

Thank Deniz A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plovdiv, in Turkish, Filibe is a very beautiful place. You live in history. History of Byzantine, Turkish and Bulgarian. Mosques and cathedrals religions lived together. We went one day and from there go to Sofija But we're going to go again.

Thank omer1475
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is plenty to see and do in the Old Town however we encountered problems with payment. Most museums and historical buildings only accept cash as do most of the shops in this area. So I was unable to purchase what I wanted as I...More

Thank Suzanne T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

a really "must be and see" when you arein Plovdiv, but be carefully, the streets are really rough, bumpy and sometimes dangerous. You have to watch where you walk, otherwise you could be really injured...

Thank SP73
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plovdiv ild town is a beautiful presereved place of layers of history. We were their for 2 days and i sm ready for more. You can also see the kapama area for small shops and cafes. Beautiful places !

Thank Tchia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Old Town is the cultural and historical heart of Plovdiv. The charming cobbled streets, beautiful houses from the Bulgarian Revival period, ancient remains of the Roman period, museums, galleries and a lot of cafes and restaurants - it's a favourite spot for locals and...More

Thank Mariya K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The old town of Plovdiv is nothing short of charming. You move from the flat, pedestrianised new town to the distinctly uphill and downhill of the old town with its unique shops and cobbled streets it is a pedestrian's challenge as the hills are very...More

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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
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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