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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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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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Museum of the Unification

The Union Museum – The museum exposition ” Union of Bulgaria, 1885″ is placed in the close proximity of the Union Square. It is situated in the building that served the Regional meeting of Eastern Rumelia (an autonomous province of the Ottoman Empire). The building housed the National Library of Plovdiv after the Union of  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 »