The second largest city in the country Plovdiv is an important railway and automobile hub of Bulgaria. Twice a year there is a big international fair.
The old town of Plovdiv – a showcase of his turbulent past: here you can see the fortifications of the Thracian period near the medieval wooden houses, the ruins of the Ottoman mosques in the immediate vicinity of the fair quarters of the artists. A special place in the city is the Roman amphitheatre with their majestic marble statues, decorative columns and arches.
Plovdiv is the capital of modern Bulgarian art: numerous art galleries located here, compete with each other in relation to the quality of its exhibitions. In addition, the city has archaeological, and ethnographic museums prirodnonauchny. There are a number of theatres.
Walking around Plovdiv, you can go to a steep, winding streets, harmoniously decorated facades, beautiful gardens with lots of greenery and flowers, fruit trees, evergreen shrubs and roses, under the shade of old trees.