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Visit Plovdiv

With more than 8,000 years of history, Plovdiv is a one-of-a-kind destination opportunity. With 200+ archeological sites, with dozens classified as being of national importance, you will find that antiquity is alive and well within this beautiful city.

Numerous monuments from the ancient Roman city are well-preserved in Plovdiv. The Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis is one of the best-known landmarks of Bulgaria and was constructed in the 1st century. It is still in use and can seat up to 7,000 people.

The Ancient Stadium is another important landmark that calls to be explored and is one of the most recognizable sites that Plovdiv offers. In Roman times, at full capacity, it could seat up to 30,000 people. It was built at the beginning of the 2nd century and offers a full track that was 50 meters wide and 240 meters long.

Additional Roman landmarks including the Forum, the Eirene Residence, and the Library.

If you make your way to Nebet Hill, then you’ll find the remains of a 12th century BC settlement that would eventually become Eumolpias, one of the first Thracian cities in that part of Europe.

And if that still isn’t enough, there are dozens of museums and protected sites that are worth taking a tour through. This includes the Museum of Natural Science, the Historical Museum, and the Regional Ethnographic Museum.

Plovdiv is one of those cities that everyone should try to see at least once in their lives. Think of it as a pilgrimage toward our ancestral history.

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Visit Bulgaria

Bulgaria provides you access to the western side of the Black Sea. You’ll find incredible beaches waiting for you there, beautiful churches to explore, and fantastic trekking opportunities. Winter sports are easily accessible thanks to its location in the Balkans as well, which means a visit to this nation can be tempting all year long.

Each region offers a different opportunity to enjoy Bulgaria.

Popular resort areas, such as Golden Sands or Sunny Beach, bring out the full potential of the coastal areas along the Black Sea. Ancient communities like Sozopol and Nesebar introduce you to the authentic culture that this country offers. You can also explore communities like Rousse or Lovech, near the Danube River, and the picturesque vistas that can be found there.

If you’ve never visited Bulgaria before, plan to spend some time in the area around the Maritsa River. This region contains many sites from Thrace, with several of them listed as world heritage sites. One of the world’s oldest cities, Plovdiv, has had evidence of habitation that dates back over 8,000 years. You can explore to your heart’s content.

You’ll find numerous outdoor opportunities to explore thanks to Rila National Park, Nature Park Bulgarka, and Central Balkan National Park. Whether you prefer the mountains, the beach, or a little of both, there is something for you to be found here.

From skiing to snorkeling, diving to beautiful drives lined with ancient castles, Bulgaria is one of Europe’s exotic treasures. Beautiful landscapes, quiet lakes, and the whispers of history await your arrival.