Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Plovdiv

Plovdiv is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Plovdiv one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Plovdiv is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Plovdiv or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Plovdiv. Explore the historical monuments of Plovdiv with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Plovdiv guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Plovdiv page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Plovdiv with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. Bachkovo Monastery

    #1 of 8 Historical Places in Plovdiv
    Bachkovo Monastery

    Tags: Art And Culture, Church, Museum, Monument

    Address: 86, 4251 Plovdiv and the Valley of the Kings, Bulgaria.

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    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. I...Read more

  2. Assenovakrepost

    #2 of 8 Historical Places in Plovdiv
    Assenovakrepost

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Asenovgrad, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Asen’s Fortress, also known as Assenovakrepost to the locals, is a medieval fortress in the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains. The fortress is located at an altitude of 279 meters on a high rocky ridg...Read more

  3. Alyosha Soviet Army Memorial

    #3 of 8 Historical Places in Plovdiv
    Alyosha Soviet Army Memorial

    Tags: Landmark, Memorial, Monument, Statue

    Address: Bunardzhika Park, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Alyosha Soviet Army Memorial was erected by the initiative of residents of the city of Plovdiv, in the year 1954-57. The memorial pays tribute to the Soviet casualties during the liberation of Bul...Read more

  4. Nebettepe

    #4 of 8 Historical Places in Plovdiv
    Nebettepe

    Tags: Park, Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Monument

    Address: Old Town, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    NebetTepe (Nebet Hill) is known to be the place where the people of ancient Plovdiv were settled and remained to live here for 8 millennia. It is located in the northern part of the three hills (Trimo...Read more

  5. Chiesa S S. Constantin E Elena

    #5 of 8 Historical Places in Plovdiv
    Chiesa S S. Constantin E Elena

    Tags: Church, Landmark, Cathedral

    Address: Plovdiv Old Town, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

    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. Ele...Read more

  6. Hisarya

    #6 of 8 Historical Places in Plovdiv
    Hisarya

    Tags: Church, Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Town

    Address: Hisarya, Bulgaria.

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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...Read more

  7. Cultural Center-museum Trakart

    #7 of 8 Historical Places in Plovdiv
    Cultural Center-museum Trakart

    Tags: Museum, Monument, Specialty Museum

    Address: Archaeological Subway (Archeologicheski). 80 yards of Al. Stambolov square., Plovdiv Bulgaria.

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Cultural Center-Museum TrakArt, located in the Archaeological Subway in the city of Plovdiv, is famous for its floor mosaics. In September 2003, a project for conservation and restoration of the antiq...Read more

  8. Church Of Svetabogoroditsa

    #8 of 8 Historical Places in Plovdiv
    Church Of Svetabogoroditsa

    Tags: Church, Tower, Arts And Crafts, Old Town

    Address: ul Saborna 40, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

    Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    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 characte...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Plovdiv

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