Bulgaria

My Name is Plovdiv

MY NAME IS PLOVDIV

11/12/2018

My name is Plovdiv. I am over 7,000 years old and they keep telling me that I am the oldest continuously inhabited city in Europe. Today they call me Plovdiv, but before I have been called Trimontium, Puldin, Filipopol, Pulpudeva and other names. I don’t know many others who have as many names as I […]

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Etara, Bulgaria. Photo credit: D.Stafford

A WALK THROUGH ETARA, BULGARIA

02/12/2018

A walk through Etara, Bulgaria Etara is the first museum under the open sky in Bulgaria, established in 1964. It takes the visitor back to the 18th and 19th centuries when the Revival was in its apogee. I, personally, don’t like fantasy movies, but going back in time is very real while walking through Etara. […]

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Etar Architectural-Ethnographic Complex, Photo Credit to Custom Trip Team

Etar Architectural-Ethnographic Complex: A Journey Through History

04/17/2017

WHAT IS ETAR, BULGARIA? Etar, Bulgaria is an architectural-ethnographic complex which is located a few kilometers from Bulgaria’s city of Gabrovo. The place is uniquely preserved and situated nicely on the banks of the Yantra river. The houses now turned into numberless workshops date back to the 18th and 19th centuries. It is considered to […]

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View of Plovdiv From Nebet Hill, Photo Credit: Custom Trip Team

PLOVDIV, BULGARIA

04/08/2017

PLOVDIV, BULGARIA Plovdiv, Bulgaria is one of the world’s oldest cities. Located somewhat centrally, on seven hills, in the Thracian Valley of Bulgaria it offers moderate climate and four distinct seasons. It is considered to be the second largest city in the country and has been nominated as European Capital of Culture for 2019. Plovdiv […]

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