Go back in time, discover the most ancient city in Europe

Selected by the European Union (EU) as the European Cultural Capital in 2019, the city of Plovdiv (Bulgaria) will make you feel like you're lost in the ancient world.

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City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
Built in 1363, Dzuhumaya is the only surviving mosque in Plovdiv. The building is located above the circular theater, so it is very convenient for visitors to visit 2 locations. This church attracts tourists by its minimalist and historic architecture. Photo: Gogy.
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
The most famous Plovdiv with the circular theater was built almost 2,000 years ago by the Romans. Despite its long history, this theater still exists and operates to this day. Visitors can enjoy spectacular performances, sit on marble chairs and see the whole city. Photo: Amieruthjackson, Ashananore.
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
Here, you also admire the remaining remnants. After being repaired in 1981, this place used to be a stadium for gladiators performing to serve tourists. Previously, it accommodated up to 30,000 spectators. Photo: Chris T.
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
Built on three hills, Plovdiv old town is home to cobblestone streets and picturesque houses. Many houses have been used as museums for visitors to visit. The 3 most famous houses in this area are Balabanov, Hindlian and Nedkovich. Photo: Stoyanovadelyana, Plovdivcitycard, Vasko_32.
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
If you are a devotee of conquering challenges, you should once set foot in Kapana. Previously, this place was also called "The Trap" because even local people were easily lost. After the renovation in 2013-2014, this neighborhood has become clean, beautiful with a series of cafes, restaurants, workshops ... Photo: Plovdiv City Card.
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
If you want to learn more about Bulgaria, you should not ignore the Museum of Ethnology. Built at the old house of a merchant, this museum preserves the history of Plovdiv. Through cultural artifacts, visitors will have a broader view of Bulgaria's history. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria)
After taking time to visit the historic sites, enjoy a beautiful sunset moment on one of Plovdiv's hills. Built on seven hills, this ancient city is no shortage of places for visitors to watch the whole romantic scene when the sun is gradually disappearing. Photo: Flickr.

Go back in time, discover the most ancient city in Europe Go back in time, discover the most ancient city in Europe Reviewed by Duy Khiêm on August 13, 2019 Rating: 5

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