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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 »

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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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Archeological Underpass

Archeological Underpass – It is a floor decoration of an aristocratic home from the end of the III-rd century. It is known as “Eirene” House because there has been found  an image of a woman signed with that name. Having a peristyle plan, the residential building was a typical representative of the rich city house  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 »