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Bulgaria's "second city", Plovdiv has 19th century houses and Roman ruins, including a Roman amphitheater in use today.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old town” (303 reviews)
“cobbled streets” (38 reviews)
“antique shops” (17 reviews)
Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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71 - 80 of 646 reviews

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Visited as part of excellent 365 walking tour. Town is very quiet and quite beautiful in places. Lovely old churches, mosque and old buildings including unearthed roman ruins. Worth a visit.

1  Thank Susies1403
Reviewed 25 June 2017

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 24 June 2017

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

Thank Georgi171
Reviewed 23 June 2017

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

Thank DT2121
Reviewed 22 June 2017 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!

1  Thank Tanya K
Reviewed 21 June 2017

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 19 June 2017

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 19 June 2017 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 17 June 2017 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 11 June 2017 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
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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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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