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Nebet tepe (Nebet Hill)

Nebettepe (Nebet Hill) –The remains of the ancient Thracian town, Eumolpias, lie here.  It has grown up as one of the first city centers in south-east Europe. Basic components that are characteristic for the towns of that time have been found – strong fortified walls that have surrounded sanctuaries and an aristocratic palace. The most  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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Hisar Kapiya

There is a unique architectural and historic ensemble formed round the fortified gate in the course of many centuries. The item is among the significant symbols of Plovdiv. The gate has been existing in this same place since the very old days. Under the level of the cobble-stone street pavement there are bases laid in  Continue reading »

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Dzhumaya Mosque

Dzhumaya Mosque – It is a central Muslim temple in the city. It was built in the time of sultan Murad II (1421 – 1451) on the place of a destroyed church devoted to Saint Petka Tarnovska. It is one of the oldest Ottoman religious constructions on the Balkans. The building is performed in the  Continue reading »