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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 »

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Tzar Simeon`s Park

It was designeded and implemented by the Swiss, Lyusien Shevalas, known as a court gardener of the Turkish sultan, Abdul Azis, at the end of XIX-th century. The park is declared a memorial of the park art. The classic fountain of Demetra, the goddess of fertility, has been preserved in the park since its creation.  Continue reading »

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Hindliyan`s House

Hindliyan`s House – It was built by an unknown master (1835 – 1840)to the taste of the rich merchant and landowner, Stepan Hindliyan. The relationship between this house and its neighbour Balabanov`s house is impressive. It gives  an ensemble kinship of the two buildings. The Hindliyan`s House yard joins together some farm buildings, a bathroom  Continue reading »

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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 »