Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Plovdiv is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Plovdiv a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Plovdiv.
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86, 4251 Plovdiv and the Valley of the Kings, Bulgaria.
07:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Bachkovo Monastery, also known as the Petritsoni Monastery or Monastery of the Mother of God Petritzonitissa in Bulgaria, is one of the oldest and largest Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Europe. It is considered to be an important monument of Christian architecture, which is offers a unique combination of Byzantine, Georgian and Bulgarian cultu...
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2 Doctor S.Chomakov str., Plovdiv 4000,Bulgaria.
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Plovdiv Ethnographic Museum is the second largest specialized museum of it’s kind in Bulgaria. The museum preserves over 40,000 exhibits inside Kuyumdzhieva house, which is a fine example of the Bulgarian Baroque architecture from the National Revival Period. There are several temporary exhibitions organized here along with the prestigiou...
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2 Zhelezarska rue, Place Dzhumayata, Plovdiv, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
06:00 am - 11:00 pm
Djumaya Mosque (Dzhumaya) is an ancient mosque in the center of Plovdiv. It is one of the biggest and oldest mosques in Bulgaria. It is believed that this mosque was built as an imperial mosque by Shihabedin pasha, during the reign of Murad II (1359-85). The Djumaya mosque is built with thick stonewalls and is covered by solid-coated domes. There a...
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Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Chiesa SS. Constantin e Elena is a small church in the old town of Plovdiv. It is a part of a larger complex, however you can only enter this church and stroll in the adjacent courtyard a bit. St. Elena was the mother of Constantine the Great, who was responsible for changing the Roman Empire from a polytheist to Monotheist religion. This church is...
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41 ulitsaOtetsPaisiy, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
09:00 am - 11:30 pm
This is a popular cafe in Plovdiv. The infrastructure is unique. The floor might look an unenthusiastic grey, but the furniture is an antithesis of it. It is colourful and peculiar. The chairs are made of wire. But they are comfortable, thanks to the big soft cushions. The tables look like they have been reclaimed from the flea market. The lighting...
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ul. "Mitropolit Paisiy" 2, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Plovdiv Regional Historical Museum is located in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. The museum was established in 1951, and it covers the history of Plovdiv from the 15th century till date. It has three departments, each occupying a separate historic building. It is a small museum, which includes history, and colonialism from when the Spanish came to t...
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
Hisarya, located on the outskirts of the Sredna Gora in Plovdiv Province, is a small resort town, which has an elevation of 368 meters and a population of 7691. The town was founded thousands of years ago, which later became a Thracian city and, when Thrace fell to the Romans and became a Roman Province, and thus Hisarya became a Roman town. After ...
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ulArtinGidikov 4, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Hindlian House, built in 1835, is one of the most magnificent attractions in the city of Plovdiv. Once owned by a merchant named ‘Stepan Hindlian, the house is named after him. It boasts of wonderful period furniture and spell bounding wall paintings. These paintings consist of real and imaginary landscapes of Venice, Alexandria and Const...
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ul Saborna 40, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
The Church of SvetaBogoroditsa, constructed in the year 1844 by the master of Bratisgovo, is a three-aisle church that is located at the old town’s base. The interiors of the church are characteristically dark, with frescoed ceilings. The iconostasis of the church is made of wood carving, with several painted icons of the 19th century, made b...