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...
Plovdiv’s magnificent 2nd-century-AD amphitheatre, built during the reign of Emperor Trajan, was only uncovered during a freak landslide...
Church of Sveta Bogoroditsa
This huge, three-aisle church stands atop a series of stone stairs at the old town’s base. With its unmistakable pink and blue bell...
The amphitheatre hosts Plovdiv’s annual Verdi Festival (June), plus other summertime opera, ballet and music performances.
A locals' favourite, this fabulous, friendly nook is just a totter down the hill from the Roman Amphitheatre. Its cool, green courtyard...
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Lamartine House information
Built in 1830, the Lamartine House, also called the Georgi Mavridi House, belongs to the Union of Bulgarian Writers. The building is named after French poet Alphonse de Lamartine, who stayed for three days in 1833, during his ‘travels in the Orient’.