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The Contemporary Troy and Mycenae - Plovdiv (city tour)

In the city tourists can visit the Architectural and Historical Reserve – the Ancient Plovdiv, the Ancient Theater, the Ancient Roman Forum, the Ethnographic Museum, the Roman Stadium, the History Museum, the Aviation Museum, and the church “St. Konstantin and St. Elena”, the Dzhumaya Mosque, the Archaeological Museum.


Old Town Architectural-Historical Reserve – Plovdiv

Ancient Plovdiv Architectural Reserve is a well-preserved complex where on a relatively small area visitors can take walks through different historical ages, see ancient buildings adapted to the modern way of life and feel the spirit of the town from the Bulgarian Revival Period. The Old Town, as the complex is known, lies on a natural elevation – the three hills (the closely ...

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Antique Theater in Plovdiv

The Antique Theater in Plovdiv is situated in the Old Town, in the saddle between the two hills – Dzhambaz and Taksim Tepe. It was built in the beginning of the 2nd century AD during the ruling of Emperor Trayan (98 – 117 AD). It is one of the best preserved antique theaters in the world. It was declared an archaeological monument in issue 6 of the State Gazette of 1995. It was ...

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Ancient Roman Forum in Plovdiv

The ancient forum with Odeon in Plovdiv is situated on General Gurko Str., north of the central post office and the central office of the tourist information center. The forum complex, parts of which can nowadays be seen from both sides of the central post office, is the largest in Bulgaria. It was built in the end of the 1st century AD, when Philipopolis obtained a new city planning ...

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The Plovdiv Museum of Ethnography

The Plovdiv Regional Museum of Ethnography is the second largest museum of its kind in Bulgaria. It was founded in 1917, and in 1938 it relocated to the Kuyumdzhiev House in Plovdiv’s Old Town, declared a cultural landmark in the 4th volume of the State Records for 1995. The wealth of items on exhibit represent the traditional culture of Thrace, the Rhodopes, and The Central Balkan ...

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Roman Stadium – city of Plovdiv

The antique stadium in Plovdiv is situated on Dzhumaya Square, which separates the pedestrian part of the center into two parts – Knyaz Alexander I Str. and Rayko Daskalov Str. The stadium is situated under the street level, as its entrance is situated below the main street Knyaz Alexander I. It was built according to the model of the Delphi Stadium – only 12 of this kind are ...

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Regional History Museum – Plovdiv

The History Museum of Plovdiv was founded in 1951. Its purpose is to keep and preserve the cultural treasures and the history of Plovdiv and Plovdiv Region covering the period 15th - 20th centuries for the generations to come. It includes four exhibitions set up in different buildings in the centre of the city: Bulgarian Revival, Book Publishing in Bulgaria during the Second Half of the ...

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Aviation Museum, Plovdiv

The Aviation Museum was founded in 1991 and it presents the development and the achievements of the Bulgarian aviation. The museum is a branch of the National Military and History Museum, and is situated in a close proximity to Plovdiv airport. The Aviation Museum possesses two rich expositions – an internal and an external one. The internal exposition is spread on a large area and ...

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The Saints Konstantin and Elena Church in the city of Plovdiv

The Saints Konstantin and Elena Church is one of the oldest churches in the city of Plovdiv. There was a sanctuary at the present site as early as the 4th century. Located in the center of Plovdiv’s Old Town, it is situated on what were once the fortress walls of the city’s acropolis. The church is part of the architectural complex “Old Plovdiv” that includes the Mosque Dzhumaya ...

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Dzhumaya Mosque – Plovdiv

Dzhumaya Mosque is the main Muslim temple in Plovdiv. Its Turkish name is Hüdavendigâr Camii or Cuma Camii. The mosque is located in the centre of Plovdiv and was built in the place of Sveta Petka Tarnovska Cathedral Church soon after the town was conquered by the Ottoman army (1363 – 1364). During the reign of Sultan Murad II (1421 – 1451) the old building was ...

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Archaeology Museum, Plovdiv City

The regional Archaeology Museum in Plovdiv was established in 1882. Its collections are stored in the center of Plovdiv, and the completely renovated building was opened in October 2010. There are over 100,000 exhibits stored in the Archaeology Museum. Finds of the period from the pre-history to the Middle ages are presented in its seven halls. The oldest exhibits are pottery from the ...

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