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 »
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 »
Stefan Stambolov Square – The beautiful building of Plovdiv Municipality is situated on that place. In the past there was a residential district here but in the 70-es of XIX century it was demolished. The present square was built in its palce. There is an open scene where festival performances are organized.
The Yellow School – It is called this way because of its coloured forefronts. In fact, this was the first Bulgarian gymnasium. It was founded in Plovdiv in 1868 on the base of the famous eparchian school “St. St. Cyril and Methodius” and it was put in the new building, specially constructed for the purpose. Continue reading »