"Plovdiv, one of the older cities in Europe." Plovdiv by Askla

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Historical sites.

Plovdiv has numerous historical sights, both older and newer ones. Amongst the most well-known sights are:
the Roman Theatre, Forum and Stadium
the Nebet Tepe Hill
the Dzumaya Mosque which is one of the oldest in Balkan
the National Revival Houses
the Bachkovo Monastery 30km south of Plovdiv.

Strategic location.

Plovdiv is the second largest city in Bulgaria with close to 340.000 inhabitants. It has always been a very strategic place because here four main trading routes have crossed each other since ancient times.

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  • Pros:An interesting old town with much history.
  • Last visit to Plovdiv: Sep 2011
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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