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Bulgaria's "second city", Plovdiv has 19th century houses and Roman ruins, including a Roman amphitheater in use today.
Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Plovdiv's Old Town is worth visiting because of its central location and its connection to many stores and eateries. In Old Town you will find plenty cafe's and pubs. This place is alive and well past midnight but not noisey like a metropolis. So you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alanamil
Reviewed 2 days ago

Have brought many friends up to it and the open air theatre. Cobblestone street and such side streets at that leads one to believe that the movie industry missed this place along the way....The Russian Restaurant is superb and the hotels take one back to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NeilK964
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pay a visit to the old town and you will find hidden treasure Many cafes shops and bulgarian way of life

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _B3779KT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely old town with buildings/structures dating from Roman times to the present day. There are many beautiful buildings from the 19th Century Bulgarian revival period. Winding cobbled streets (some in need of repair) meander through this enchanting district. Plovdiv will be one of the European...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lesleyjoh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plovdiv is a place to visit if you are traveling to Bulgaria for first time. The old town has a scent of uniqueness due to Roman findings and local culture. From the bus stop/train station, you can walk there with ease. Its about 15-20 minutes,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank panosp724
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a few days R&R. Its gorgeous. Lots of history to enjoy in a very small and quaint place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Uk-Girl-1966
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is like a small Rome with all the excavations being sucessfuly uncovered. The antique ruins are abolutely amzing. One is totaly surprized seeing such a thing in Bulgaria. I strongly recommend a visit to Plovdid to everybody perticularly that it is going to be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank saba49
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we are really excited with the old city of Plovdiv...there many historical places you could visit especially in the old town and perfect restaurant!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vasfrad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was impressed of how clean was, nice people, natural beauty etc! Be aware of the weather, it would be better if you go there in good weather conditions:)

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MarialenaDLA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is much to see and experience in the old town of Plovdiv with it winding cobblestone streets and old architecture. Now that Plovdid have been selected by the European Union to be the European Capital of Cultural in 2019 the city has stepped up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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30 November 2016|
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Response from 308ayeshak | 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