This beige mansion built in 1830 has a special place in Plovdiv hearts as the location where French poet Alphonse de Lamartine stayed in...
Permanent Exhibition of Dimitar Kirov
Housed in a grand old-town mansion where Plovdiv's budding artists worked in the 1960s, this special place celebrates the life and works...
Plovdiv’s magnificent 2nd-century AD amphitheatre, built during the reign of Emperor Trajan, was uncovered during a freak landslide in...
Bar Maria Luiza
Too pretty to be merely a dive bar, the Maria Luiza has dedicated owners who keep adapting the decor to suit their whims. The colourful...
The restaurant of the Hotel Renaissance cooks up grills, risottos and fresh fish. Kavarma (a stew of pork and veggies) is a speciality,...
Café Starino information
One of Plovdiv’s oldest and most atmospheric cafes, this dark, weathered place on the old town's southern edge has pillowy, Ottoman-style bench-tables on the upper section. Behind the antique, handpainted walls are even older, Turkish-era sections. The Starino attracts mostly a subdued, local crowd.