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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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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Do not miss this wonderful place - the old city of Plovdiv is well preserved, small picturesque allies with medieval buildings. Lots of small caffees anf bars to relax in.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Ronit K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria after Sofia, also known as the cultural capital of the country. It is one of the ancient towns in the world (dates bak to excavation results up to 6000 year BC). Plovdiv is full of tourists all...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Shushan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plovdiv is just an amazing city ! Every streets was beautiful I enjoyed the experience there! Even if you are not entering in all of the museums you have a lot of places to see!

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Deborah-Wagon
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the most beautiful if not the most beautiful place in central Plovdiv. It is located in one of the seven hills so beware to wear comfortable shoes. You can stroll around and enjoy the preserved cottages and buildings that today house...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Vasw-George
Reviewed 1 week ago

The old town seems to meander a lot, after 2 days wandering around we still kept finding streets we'd missed. It's not that big but just full of interest. Great cafes and bars, everyone helpful, even the traffic police and parking wardens went out of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DaiStoke
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must see if you are in town. Beautiful old houses big part of which are museums ad you can visit. The old roman stadium is a bonus. Take a pair of really comfortable shoes because the road is uneven.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Dimitar B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having not known about Plovdiv, it was a great surprise and order full treat. Cobblestones roads, no traffic, beautiful houses and great museums. Plus views from the top on the hills. Within the old city, one is not overrun with Tourists as in so many...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Vermontman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

“Europe’s best kept secret” Uncle Roger I love Plovdiv and everything about it. This is certainly the place to explore - it’s a secret, shhhhh...

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Donkey_teeth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to go to Plovdiv when we were staying in Sofia - and I am so pleased we did! Old Town is stunning and we though it a much better place to look around then Sofia. You can easily do it all on foot...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 19katrinaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You just would not visit Plovdiv on holiday and not visit the OLd Town. One feature which is not well publicized is the Icon Gallery at St Demetrius Church.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Gooner47
November 29, 2016|
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Response from AYEKH | 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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carmen m
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Response from alekmen1000 | 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
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