Built in 1830, the Lamartine House, also called the Georgi Mavridi House, belongs to the Union of Bulgarian Writers. The building is...
State Gallery of Fine Arts
The State Gallery of Fine Arts, occupying a mansion from 1846, contains outstanding works by 19th- and 20th-century masters such as...
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...
Art Bar Maria Luiza
Too pretty to be just a dive bar, the Maria Luiza has dedicated owners who keep adapting the décor to suit their whims. The colourful...
The magical Puldin is one of Plovdiv’s most atmospheric restaurants. In one dining room, the famous whirling dervishes of the Ottoman...
Lonely Planet review
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.