Must see attractions in Plovdiv

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    Sveta Nedelya Church

    Built in the mid-17th century, Sveta Nedelya Church hovers on the eastern edge of the old town. Most noticeable is its elegant 16m tower. Inside, discover…

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    Nedkovich House

    This butterscotch-coloured 1863 mansion has a leafy courtyard and a marble fountain. Its interior design showcases the European classical and baroque…

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    Roman Odeon

    Constructed at the end of the 1st century AD, the Odeon was once the seat of the city council. It now hosts occasional performances in its small,…

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    City Art Gallery

    This branch of the City Gallery of Fine Arts holds small, temporary exhibitions of abstract art, housed within one of Plovdiv's first Bulgarian…

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    Icon Gallery

    This small museum beside the Church of Sveti Konstantin & Elena has a sublime display of icons from the 15th century onwards.

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    Center for Contemporary Art

    A stocky 16th-century Turkish bathhouse now features irregular, rotating displays of contemporary art. Free entry on Thursdays.

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    Lamartine House

    This beige mansion built in 1830 has a special place in Plovdiv hearts as the location where French poet Alphonse de Lamartine stayed in 1833, along the…

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    Danov House

    Dedicated to renowned writer and publisher Hristo Danov and several other Bulgarian authors, Danov House contains a re-creation of a bookshop and a…

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    Roman Forum

    Just down the steps at the overpass near pl Tsentralen, ruins of the Roman Forum are still being excavated; peer over the fence along the road.

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    Philippopolis Art Gallery

    This small private gallery, attached to Philippopolis restaurant, features exhibitions of 19th- and 20th-century Bulgarian art.

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    This museum of pharmacy is set in an 1872 mansion. Sometimes has erratic opening hours.