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The Temple “Saints Constantine and Helena”

At the end of the antique age there was an early Christian sanctuary on this place. At first, it was devoted to Severian and Memnos who died for the faith, together with 38 martyrs from Plovdiv. They were killed in the time of the Emperor, Diocletian. It is situated in the Antique Plovdiv, 24 Saborna  Continue reading »

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Icon Gallery

Icon Gallery – It is located in a separate building in the yard of the oldest Plovdiv Orthodox temple – the church “Saints Constantine and Helena”. The gallery consists of icons from the middle of XV-th to the end of XIX-th century. Most of the icons were from southern Bulgaria. The exposition “Icons” is created  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 »

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Balabanov`s House

The house is emblematic for Plovdiv`s cultural life. It is a host of many theatrical shows, concerts, exhibitions, literary premieres, and meetings with some of the most expressed Bulgarian writers. Its unique atmosphere is a symbol of love and attentive attitude to the values of art and their creators. This fabulous building was constructed at  Continue reading »