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Tzar Simeon`s Park

It was designeded and implemented by the Swiss, Lyusien Shevalas, known as a court gardener of the Turkish sultan, Abdul Azis, at the end of XIX-th century. The park is declared a memorial of the park art. The classic fountain of Demetra, the goddess of fertility, has been preserved in the park since its creation.  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 »

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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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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 »