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Archaeological Museum

Archaeological Museum – The archaeological treasure of ancient Thrace is kept here. During its existence the museum strengthens its position as a second in size and significance museum with a fund of over 80 000 museum units. There are exponents of national and world importance, such as a rich collection of Neolithic ceramics and religious plastic  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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City Art Gallery

It was designed by Joseph Shnitter and was built in 1882. It has eight halls, which accommodate a permanent exposition of around 230 pictures, works of famous Bulgarian painters. They reflect the Bulgarian art development from the years after the Revival to the end of XX-th century. There is a special attention to the representatives  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 »