Permanent Exhibition of Dimitar Kirov
Zlatyu Boyadjiev House
Zlatyu Boyadjiev House, on ul Sâborna in the old town, contains paintings by Plovdiv native Zlatyu Boyadjiev (1903–76), many idealising...
The Historical Museum concentrates on the 1876 April Uprising and the massacre of Bulgarians at Batak, which directly led to the Russian...
Church of Sveti Konstantin & Elena
Plovdiv’s oldest church, this was built over a late Roman church. It’s dedicated to Constantine the Great, the 4th-century emperor who...
King's Stables Café
This summer-only outdoor cafe has a lower area beside the restaurant, with live music stage, and a funky upper bar (the ‘second stage’),...
The magical Puldin is one of Plovdiv’s most atmospheric restaurants. In one dining room, the famous whirling dervishes of the Ottoman...
Permanent Exhibition of Dimitar Kirov information
Lonely Planet review
Housed in a grand old-town mansion where Plovdiv's budding artists worked in the 1960s, this special place celebrates the life and works of Dimitar Kirov, who died in 2008 at the age of 73. Arguably Plovdiv's most original artist, Kirov produced work marked by bold and vivid uses of colour, from mosaics to abstracts.