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Why Plovdiv

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Reasons to Visit Plovdiv:

1. Allegedly the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe; and also one of the oldest cities in the World – Plovdiv is contemporary of ancient Troy and Mycenae still standing proudly by the 7 hills;
2. The rich cultural heritage which cumulated for 8 millennia – sites like the Roman Stadium in the heart of the city; the Ancient Theatre – one of the best preserved in the World; Roman mosaics in the Small Basilica and the Old Town of Plovdiv with its splendid Bulgarian Revival-style wooden-frame houses dating back to 18th and 19th c;
3. The warmth and hospitable people – hanging around with locals will surely immerse you in the great, carefree atmosphere of Plovdiv;
4. “Kapana” district – the area in the city centre dedicated to the creative industries;
5. Cultural calendar – Plovdiv presents its touch of art & history. (click here to see events in a particular period);
6. Outdoor activities – whether it’s visiting the sports base near the Rowing Canal, climbing on top of one of the hills, or enjoying a walk in one of the parks. Plovdiv has it!

8 Things To Do In Plovdiv: 

1. Get on top of Nebet Hill and/or Danov Hill and take a picture of the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe;
2. Visit an event (concert, opera, etc.) at the Ancient Theatre;
3. Watch the 3D movie “Plovdiv in II c.” presenting the sports games that happened in the Roman Stadium;
4. Have a stroll in the Old Town;
5. Experience the combination of wine and gourmet;
6. Ride a bike along the Rowing Canal;
7. Visit “Kapana” – the art district of Plovdiv dedicated to the creative industries;
8. Enjoy the special dance of the “Singing Fountains” in Tsar Simeon’s Garden.