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Union Square

Union Square – The Union Monument is located there. It was built in 1885 by the sculptor Velichko Minekov. It is 12 metres high. The figure of a young woman personifies the union of Bulgaria, while the bird, with its wings spread out, symbolizes the people’s efforts to achieve unity and freedom for the two  Continue reading »

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Armenian Apostolic church

Armenian Apostolic church “Saint Kevork” – It was built in 1828 by Armenian masters from Asia Minor. It is located on 2 Tourist Street, Plovdiv town. There are two chapels near this temple – “Saints Bartholomew and Thaddeus” and “Saint Stefan”.

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Nedkovich`s House

This remarkable Revival home was built in 1863, entirely in the style of the European classicism. Yet, some foreign explorers have a good reasons to compare the building  to an Italian Palazzo from the Renaissance. Its owner was the famous merchant and Revival social figure, Nikola Nedkovich. The forefront of the house is richly decorated  Continue reading »

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Roman Stadium

Roman Stadium – It is located on Dzhumaya Square, Plovdiv. It was built in II century on the model of the Delphic Stadium. It is situated in the natural hollow between Taksim Tepe (Taksim Hill) and Sahat Tepe (Sahat Hill). The slopes were used for disposing the audience`s seats. In antiquity the Roman Stadium seated  Continue reading »