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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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  • Average4%
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“old town” (304 reviews)
“cobbled streets” (38 reviews)
“antique shops” (17 reviews)
Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The old town has beautiful walks and some very historic sites. The Roman Theatre is a must. Also the museum. There are no cars in this area and an easy walk over a covered bridge from the Grand Hotel.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Picturesque streets made of rocks. Beautiful ancient houses. Antique shops. Roman ruins. Restaurants and museums as well as nice top view to the city. You will find it all here.

Thank Elena D
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The old town of Plovdiv is remarkable such a mix of architecture, from Roman amphitheaters, Ottoman Empire mosque, orthodox churches and most magnificent the Roman mosaic floors - do visit and try to stay in the old town, we have had a wonderful trip now...More

Thank Henriette88
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Nice wander around the cobbled streets of the old town, easy to spend an hour or two here, not much in the way of food or drink, bar at the top near the castle and one next to the arena. Pleaseant surroundings

2  Thank Si D
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The old town is really unique! An absolutely beautiful and friendly place steeped in history! The building styles, the Roman Empire ruins, the shops, delicious food and drink in the local pubs, the beautiful oil paintings from local artists, their handcrafts, antique shops .... definitely...More

1  Thank LAschermann
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I like this town very much it has a living soul itself. Nice places to visit. You can also eat delicious food and drink in the pubs. Don’t forget to buy beatiful oil paintings from the artists near the big main street of Plovdiv.

Thank Efnan Y
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

An absolutely beautiful and friendly place steeped in history going back more than 5000 years. The unique eklectic building style is something to behold. Definitely a place that I will return too

Thank Ocratius
Reviewed 19 July 2017

The old town is really unique and you get a really nice feeling walking around the allies with the old houses. It's a bit like a time machine. Just watch out, some paths are quite steep to walk on, as it is built on a...More

1  Thank meeeows
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Only in Europe can we see such things! And that's not all in this city. There are Roman ruins all around the town.

Thank Julia L
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Before I came to Plovdiv I'd never heard of it but this town is really beautiful. The building style is seen in more parts of Bulgaria but not as well renovated as here. In 2019 Plovdiv will be cultural capital of Europe so I suggest...More

1  Thank MathijsK
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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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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