Plovdiv is Bulgaria’s cultural hub. Artists still live here among Thracian and Roman ruins. Stroll through the Old Town with its remnants of many civilizations. Don’t miss the ancient and imposing Roman Ampitheater, which looms ponderously over the center of the city. An archaeologists treasure-trove, Plovdiv’s Roman remains include the aqueduct, the stadium and the odeon, amongst others. Lively cafes and a vibrant nightlife scene make this a fun city to visit. It is also a city designate for a European Capital of Culture in 2019. Surrounded by hills and situated on the banks of the River Maritsa, Plovdiv enjoys a scenic location in the south-central part of Bulgaria. Several national cultural events take place here every year.
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