Plovdiv was, for me, the best part of Bulgaria. It felt like the type of city that will grow to outpace the rest of the country. And it had a Roman Amphitheater (which was undiscovered until a landslide in the 1970s) that kept me occupied for quite a while.
- Walkable student city with great restaurants, galleries and bars
- Competes with Sofia in things cultural and in nightlife.
- Great walking city.
- Lovely old town.
- One of Bulgaria’s wealthiest and most cosmopolitan cities and also Bulgaria’s second largest road and railway hub and economic center.
- Roman amphitheater.
- Roman stadium.
- Roman forum.
- Roman Odeon.