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Cathedral Temple “The Holy Assumption”

Cathedral Temple “The Holy Assumption” -Antique Plovdiv, Metropolitan Paisiy Street and 6 Saborna Street. It is a main city temple  and parish one for the central part of the town, situated on the north of Dzhumaya Square. In IX – X century there was a church at that place. Its first founder was the noble  Continue reading »

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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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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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Synagogue

The synagogue in Plovdiv is one of the ancient monuments of the city`s culture. The first evidence dates back from III-th, VI-th century A.D., when Plovdiv was called “Philippopolis”. A colored marbled floor was found with an inscription and a picture of a golden menorah with seven candlesticks on it. The synagogue was built in  Continue reading »