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Plovdiv and Wine Tasting Day Tour from Sofia
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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” (292 reviews)
“antique shops” (17 reviews)
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Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not sure if we somehow missed bits but we didnt find much to see? E..g we followed signs for "Craft Street" but never found anything. Most of the time it was just us, alone, amongst the old buildings. Not unpleasant but dont go expecting Karkow....More

Thank fearlessb0bfunkh0use
Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful architecture, cobbled streets,ruins & museums and cafes and restaurants are dotted around the old town. A pleasant place to stroll around.

Thank rosie1393
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was worth more than the 14 lev bus fare from Sofia. Plovdiv Old Town is truly worth an adventure without any tour guide. Walk the entire old town and one sees Roman archeological sites, but most of all the Bulgarian/Thracian architectures. After a weary...More

Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wander the streets, take pictures, see the roman theatre, eat, drink, relax, repeat. Use trip advisor for specific restaurant recommendations it has worked pretty well for me.

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I could walk through Old Town for hours and still find nooks and crannies to photograph that have tons of character. There are ruins everywhere - some are just sitting there as yet to be worked on. It's an unspoilt Athens. No one seems enthused...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You need really good shoes to climb the hills on which Plovdiv was founded, not steep as much as stony and uneven and with construction going on, need to avoid the trucks and workers shoveling with dust in the air. However it's worth the plodding...More

Thank Bluesphynx
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would not consider Plovdiv a destination idea, more of a stop on the way through Bulgaria. The pedestrian area of old town is pleasant but unspectacular. The tourist sites are really unremarkable.

Thank Osdanuwati
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a nice location for slow walk, aimless browsing and enjoying interesting architecture. Museums, churches and little shops to see - not expensive as well.

Thank Jettison P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many nice historical buildings. But overall in a very poor condition. Very few buildings are in a good shape. Hard to walk, bad roads.

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a real pleasure to stroll through the old town. The amphitheatre is a most see! There are a couple of nice cafes and bars distributed over the place. A great place to visit!

Thank Uwe J
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Gooner47
29 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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carmen m
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
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